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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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Tree of Life, Etz Chaim, World Tree, Cosmic Tree, Yggdrasil, Világta, Holy Tree, Ashvattha, Tree of Enlightenment – it goes by many names but the concept of a great tree that unites all living things has been a constant in…

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This week the objects conservation lab is full of samurai armor. This suit of armor, donated to the museum in the late 1800’s, has never received conservation treatment or been on display. As a result it has years of dirt…

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What inspired you to make Shark Girl? Shark Girl was inspired as a way to express and divert panic. Replacing the human visage with that of a creature led by instinct and reflex simultaneously disguises and reveals emotions. The mask…