Archive for Tag Archives: ' Art'

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

The Lowcountry’s best-kept secret. By Hope S. Philbrick Sincere yet playful, beautiful yet authentic, loaded with everything a vacationer needs yet not overrun with tourist attractions: This is South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. Located between Myrtle Beach [...]

30: Celebrating Dolly in Bronze

The bronze statue of Dolly Parton has graced the Sevier County Courthouse yard for 30 years. By Hope S. Philbrick Of course you know Dolly! Dolly Parton is renowned as a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, actress, author, [...]

Lexington, Kentucky’s Art Infusion

Galleries abound. You can also meet a famous horse. By Renée S. Gordon Lexington is a wonderful place to experience Kentucky’s melding of southern hospitality, luxury and charm with cutting-edge sports, arts, dining and shopping. The [...]

Hillyer House

Boutique shopping in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. By Hope S. Philbrick Hillyer House is an award-winning gallery established in 1970 by the Hillyer-Reed family. Owner Paige Riley collects exceptional works of art from over 400 local, regional [...]

Realizations

Shop at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. By Hope S. Philbrick The Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi “opened in 1991 and is dedicated to the celebration of the [...]

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“Independent by Design” By Renée S. Gordon Philadelphia’s variously recognized as “The City of Murals,” “The City of Restaurants,” “The City of the Arts” and “The City of Neighborhoods.” It boasts more than 3,000 murals—a greater [...]

Art History and Mystery in Flanders, Belgium

Tracing Jan van Eyck’s ‘Mystic Lamb’ By Renée S. Gordon I love to travel and I love a good mystery: There is nothing more spine-tingling than combining the two in a single destination. Ghent is situated [...]

Rubens in Antwerp

The artist is celebrated, revealed in his Belgium hometown. By Renée S. Gordon “My talent is such that no undertaking, however vast in size…… has ever surpassed my courage.” —Peter Paul Rubens One of the best [...]

Arni’s Driftwood Kingdom

Meet the artist recluse of Flinders Island, north of Tasmania, Australia. By Hans Egefalk We all have our favourite places. It might be a fancy restaurant—by the foreshore, somewhere out in the country or on a [...]

Historic Artifacts at Hotels

Like antiques? These hotels have them. The world is full of historical artifacts, many housed in museums or private collections. There are, however, a few hotels that boast rare collections of history. Stay in such a [...]

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