It was another busy year in the Phillips Library. The reading room saw a significant uptick in patron visits, we participated in a variety of exhibits and programs at the museum, and made some exciting changes to our online catalog. We’ve also rolled out a new social media platform (Instagram here we come!) and had some guest contributors revealing fascinating wedges of our collections here on the blog. Indulge us as we take a look back… Read more
A peek at Catastrophe and Creation: Modern Indian Painting after 1947 at as seen online with Google Arts & Culture.
Growing up in a small west Texas town, I didn’t have the opportunity to visit many art museums — especially not those with extensive, impressive collections, located on the East and West Coasts. Instead, I visited their websites. My first art history lessons took place on the Internet. Read more
“There is snow in yonder cold gray sky of the morning, and through the partially-frosted window-panes I love to watch the gradual beginnings of the storm.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Snowflakes
A few days before heading out to see my family for Thanksgiving this year, it snowed. Of course, saying it “snowed” might be a bit of a misnomer. After 2015′s snowpocalypse, it was really more of a light dusting. Despite this, the snow was magical nonetheless.