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Vintage Valentines on View!

Vintage Valentines Roses are red Violets are blue Visit the CAM Library Peep some valentines on view In celebration of Valentine’s Day, a selection of vintage cards are currently on display in the Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives. These…

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Have you mailed you season’s greetings yet? Currently on display at the Mary R Schiff Library and Archives visitors will be treated to a selection of vintage holiday cards from the museum archives. Holiday cards have a long tradition, the…

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Our paintings conservator recently cleaned this portrait of Christopher Cranch by Frank Duveneck, removing lots and lots (and lots) of grimy soot to reveal the unfinished painting.  While the portrait was being treated, the deeply carved, gilded wood frame was…

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The holidays are a magical time of friendship, family, and conviviality. Perhaps one of the most human ways to mark the passing of the seasons and the coming of the holidays is through the finer things in life: food, drink,…