Montreal’s Musee des Beaux Arts: Contemporary Art

The museum’s contemporary art collection features pieces dated after 1945 comprised from a variety of mediums including paintings, sculpture and multi media installations among other recent art forms. One of the most eye-catching recent acquisitions to the museum is Toronto-born artist Dorian Fitzgerald’s Throne Room (pictured to the left), a depiction of the Throne Room […]

A Paris Cafe: La Maison Angelina

The self-proclaimed “high point of Parisian gourmet pleasures” and widely recognized as an institution in Paris, La Maison Angelina, is a well-known tea room and patisserie located adjacent to the Louvre. Tuck into the ornate, arched arcades off Rue de Rivoli and enter into the bustling, Belle Epoque inspired salon. The refined elegance of the […]

NYC: National September 11th Memorial

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. […]

Stockholm’s Skansen-The World’s Oldest Open-Air Museum

Founded in 1891 by Artur Hazelius, Skansen was created as a result of Hazelius’ idea to create a miniature living Sweden. Today, the museum occupies 75 acres on island of Djurg√•rden. Hazelius’ goal was to showcase complete environments, that is, historically accurate buildings, period costumes and natural landscapes including animals, from across the country in […]

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