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The astronaut and the artist

Staring starry-eyed at the glass world that sits in one of our American art galleries, it is easy to imagine you are peering down at Earth from a far-off spacecraft. …

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No postage required

After a few minutes of flipping through a box at a shop in Essex, I picked it up: a simple view of the Old State House in Boston with a …

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Some of our favorite museums

When you really think about it, there are an astounding number of museums in New England. Massachusetts alone is home to more than 500 cultural institutions. That’s enough to make …

Teresa Dankner and Rose Forina are a mother and daughter who teach in Winthrop, Mass. They participated in PEM’s Teacher Institute July 23-25. The professional development workshop immerses teachers in creative expression and writing inspired by art. Photo by Kathy Tarantola/PEM

The artful classroom

Observations by Rose: Imagine a three day excursion where you visit a Chinese village home, tour an American Federalist house, and see bejeweled eggs once owned by a Russian tsar. …