Joslyn, 2nd floor looking east Beginning May 2nd, Omaha's popular Joslyn Museum will be closed for two years. A $100 MM expansion project is already underway. This photo was taken from the second floor, next to the giant Chihuly glass sculpture. Omaha's Central High School can be seen in the background. Thought for the Day: … Continue reading Closed!
Rolls Royce Hood Ornament Classy hood ornament -- simple but stylish I have no idea where I took this picture. I found it in an early "folder" of digital photos, so early that I didn't bother to leave any "key" words to describe it. No location, date or other data, although the photo's metadata, recorded … Continue reading Lost and Found
Joslyn Museum The Joslyn Museum is one of my favorite places in Omaha. Kids love it too, although most of them don't realize they're developing an appreciation for fine art and architecture. This second story venue looks down on the Storz Fountain Court. Thought for the Day: Children have to be educated, but they have … Continue reading Joslyn Museum
Rest Area The sculpture of Willa Cather welcomes visitors to take a seat, take a rest, catch your breath, etc. The sleepy little town of Elkhorn, NE, just a few miles west of downtown Omaha, has been swallowed up by Omaha's urban sprawl and is now part of Omaha. But the two-block stretch of Elkhorn's … Continue reading Olde Towne Elkhorn
Joslyn Museum It looks like these four have nothing better to do than stare at the wall. Maybe they're just resting their feet after hours of touring the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, NE. At best, maybe they're admiring the artwork in front of them. What this picture doesn't show is the animation of this … Continue reading Digital Trees
While in the Detroit area last weekend for a wedding, I visited the Detroit Institute of Art ("DIA"). A fabulous collection of art of all kinds, from all places, and artifacts from all eras, it would take several days to digest it all. Not too long ago, when Detroit was drowning in debt and its … Continue reading Detroit Institute of Art
While visiting the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, I entered this gallery and found art students letting off a little steam. Thought for the Day: Dance like nobody's watching. … Continue reading Art Gallery
This ageless specimen can be found on the grounds of the Nelson- Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO. The majestic stainless steel tree stands proudly on top of a knoll overlooking the expansive grounds of the museum. At first sight, I thought, "Wow, the perfect tree!" No crunchy nut shells on the ground, no fruit to attract … Continue reading The Perfect Tree