Illuminated Manuscripts “Beyond Words”

“BEYOND WORDS: ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS IN BOSTON COLLECTIONS is the first exhibition to showcase highlights of illuminated manuscripts in the Boston area. An ambitious collaborative project, Beyond Words is notable for the size of its curatorial team, the number of lending institutions, and a multi-venue display. The exhibition presents more than 260 outstanding manuscripts and printed … More Illuminated Manuscripts “Beyond Words”

Can Captain Jack Sparrow Make You a Better Calligrapher?

By Maryanne Grebenstein – I recently had the pleasure of enjoying an exhibition called, “Cut! Costume and the Cinema” at the Heritage Museum and Gardens (www.heritagemuseums.org) on Cape Cod in Sandwich, Massachusetts. It was interesting and really fun to see some very recognizable costumes: Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow costume is there, as is a … More Can Captain Jack Sparrow Make You a Better Calligrapher?