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Buffalo Bill Center of the West

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is not one, not two, but FIVE!!! – that’s right, FIVE! – museums and a research library of allthethings of the American West. The five museums are the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains … Continue reading

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IONTW – August 27, 2017

I’m on the mailing list from the Sonoma State University Music Department, sounds like there are some neat concerts coming up in the Jewish Music Series at Sonoma State University. Oh wow, I didn’t know there’s a Jewish Studies Program. … Continue reading

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2017 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage

Somehow the Heart Mountain Pilgrimage showed up on my radar this year, and then I had enough vacation time to make a long weekend of it and go! In an ideal world it would have been cool to take more … Continue reading

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SF MOMA etc.

One could go to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and keep pretty busy without even looking at much art, or at least that’s how I felt about the building and the spaces it creates, both interior and exterior. … Continue reading

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Alexander Calder

I was feeling pretty full after the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibit, but there’s always the feeling of well, I’m here… (and I paid the admission fee) so I may as well look around some more… the tower and bridge was a nice … Continue reading

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SF MOMA tower and bridge

Although I’d seen and admired the distinctive angle cut cylinder (which, maybe there’s a more official name/title for all or part of this but I can’t seem to find it) in the facade of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, … Continue reading

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Matisse/Diebenkorn

This fascinating exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art explores Richard Diebenkorn’s (1922-1993) artistic career, highlighting the inspiration he discovered in the work of French modernist Henri Matisse (1869-1954). Diebenkorn first saw work by Matisse while an art … Continue reading

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 17

< previous On our last full day in England we had a nice relaxing morning – woke up on our own times and had self-catered breakfast. I enjoyed watching the birds in my aunt and uncle’s back yard – they … Continue reading

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de Havilland Aircraft Museum

The de Havilland Aircraft Museum is the oldest aviation museum in Britain, having opened to the public in May 1959. The Museum’s enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers restore and preserve a fantastic array of de Havilland planes, both military and commercial, … Continue reading

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Verulamium

As the sign also said: The Museum of everyday life in Roman Britain, it showcases artifacts from the third largest Roman settlement in Britain. The Romans established themselves there in AD 50 and lasted until somewhere between 400 and 450. In … Continue reading

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