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Make Your Own Tiara with Artist Marianne Sadowski

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A crown fit for royalty…that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. More»

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Learning from Snowflakes

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A seemingly simple pop-up book can be the springboard to teach kids about identity and individuality. More»

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      This patron goes full-on Minerva and protects her son with a shield while her husband is away. Also, an owl. 

      Allegorical Portrait of the Van Risamburgh Family, 1790, Joseph Chinard

      Oh, I always loved this sculpture!  If I remember correctly, the son is leaning on his father’s sword?  But I haven’t visited it in ages and it’s hard to tell in these pics.

      Indeed! He’s propped up on a pile of armor and is indeed holding a dagger or sword too big for him in his right hand. Maybe easier to see here? 

      03/06/15

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