Medieval Delights at the Rijksmuseum

Don’t like sketching? Enjoy this review & photos from my visit in 2014! Museum: the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Date of Visit: October 1, 2014 Website: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en Are you bummed about the new photo policy at the Rijksmuseum? Or maybe you think it’s great, but still need your photo fix? All photos in this review…

Redcliffe Plantation State Park

Site: Redcliffe Plantation State Park, Aiken County, South Carolina, US Date of Visit: August 9, 2015 Website: http://southcarolinaparks.com/redcliffe/introduction.aspx   Redcliffe Plantation consists of 369 acres, two cabins, one horse stable, a visitor’s center, and one big ol’ house. This house was donated to the state in 1973 by John Shaw Billings, whose family built the…

My York MA

My MA Experience at the University of York I first heard of the University of York from Deborah Deliyannis, the lovely professor who had mentored me at Indiana University. She knew of York for two main reasons: first because she had excavated at Sutton Hoo under the supervision of Martin Carver, one of the grand…

Medieval Wonders of MAN

Museum: Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid, Spain Date of Visit: September 20, 2015 Website: http://www.man.es/man/en/home The National Archaeology Museum, located in Madrid, offers a summary of the cultural history of Spain in 4 floors. The extensive collection is showcased in comprehensive, thoughtful exhibits, and the 2013 renovation is evident in the carefully applied technology and inclusive…

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Museum: The Getty Center & The Getty Research Institute Date of Visit: October 14, 2015 Website: http://www.getty.edu/ Eat, Drink, and Be Merry & The Edible Monument: Exhibit tours at the Getty Center with curators Christina Sciacca and Marcia Reed This review discusses two new exhibits at the Getty: Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Food in…

Book Review: “Stained Glass”

Stained Glass: Radiant Art by Virginia Chieffo Raguin Published by the J. Paul Getty Museum Getty Publications, 2013 This review was originally published on Medievalists.net on April 21, 2014.   In this slim trade paperback published by the J. Paul Getty Museum in 2013, readers are treated to an overview of medieval stained glass as an…

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