Happy 100th Birthday,Charles Schultz – creator of the famous Peanuts comic strip! On November 26, 2022, syndicated cartoonists will pay tribute to him in their own comic strips! Schultz’ home town, St. Paul, MN, honors him with Peanuts cartoon sculptures around town. My tribute are photos of these sculptures from our Travel Date to Rice Park, featured in this blog. Enjoy!
We explored the legacy of Sherlock Holmes, one of history’s most beloved and enduring characters on our Travel Date to the Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN. In this special MNHS exhibition, we learned insights about Holmes and his literary creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. We enjoyed hands-on experiences and tools to solve a crime from the vivid Crime Scene. This blog is for Sherlock fans of any genre – and all inquisitive minds! Enjoy!
A Travel Date to view the Golden Quadriga atop the Minnesota State Capitol after dark was filled with majesty and magic! Add an after-hours tour of this grand building for a memorable experience – shared on this blog!
The Purcell-Cutts Prairie-style House is an architectural gem hidden in plain sight in a vibrant Mpls. neighborhood by Lake of the Isles. This 100+ year old “modern” house, owned by the Mia (Mpls. Institute of Art), recently reopened after pandemic shut down. Get the “inside” scoop including photos unique to this blog post!
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My academic and life experiences have resulted in the person I am today; a very well-rounded and diverse individual. With a passion for the study of art through history, and a view of the world through the lens of an art educator and designer, I consider the world my classroom, sharing my discoveries with students of all ages.