Artful Traveler

By Bobbie Leigh “Every person has little secrets and privacies that are not proper to be exposed even to the nearest friend,” observed Ben Franklin. The new Metropolitan Museum of Art’s  blockbuster exhibition.  Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents ,on view through July 31, 2022, presents  almost  90 of the artists paintings and

By Jeffrey Ryan Today is Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th birthday. Many know him as “the man who designed Central Park” (along with partner Calvert Vaux) in 1857. But Olmsted’s influence on the American cultural landscape was, and remains, staggering in scope. National Parks, National Forests, National Monuments, college campuses, hospital

  By Jules Older Photos by Effin Older On February 20th, 2022, the Hundertwasser Art Centre opened in Whangārei, New Zealand. It opened smack in the middle of the country’s omicron outbreak. From start to that challenging opening day took 30 long years. Was it worth it? And why was

Text: K.Mitchell Snow Photos: Paul Clemence In an upscale corner of Washington, DC dominated by center-hall brick colonials, the home architects Phillip Johnson and Richard Foster created in 1963 for the art collection of Carmen and David Kreeger aggressively asserts its individuality.   Unlike Washington’s better known mansion to museum conversion,

By Everett Potter The war in Ukraine has led Vital Impacts, a conservation organization and print sale fundraiser aimed at travelers, to adjust its direction. The organization was created to reach out to travelers touched by their own encounters with the natural world, offering prints by National Geographic photographers, with

A Conversation about The Alfond Inn at Rollins and the Rollins Museum of Art   The Alfond Inn at Rollins, the award-winning property in Winter Park, is celebrated as a groundbreaking and unique art hotel. Does that make it a hotel with art? Or a museum with rooms? It clearly

By Everett Potter New York City’s cultural diversity is at the heart of the new season of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a four-time Emmy Award-winning travel dance series. In the new series, Mallozzi, a professional dancer, and trained musician, explores the recovery of New York’s culturally diverse communities and

By Everett Potter Jeff Leatham is a lifestyle icon and floral designer to the stars, with clients like Dolly Parton, Tina Turner, Cher, Oprah Winfrey and His Holiness the Dalai Lama, among others. He’s also the creative force behind The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope, at The New York Botanical Garden

Text by K.Mitchell Snow Photos Paul Clemence My first response to hearing about a museum dedicated to language was to wonder what in the world it planned on exhibiting. Vitrines stuffed with dictionaries?  Who would want to see that?  Well, Plant Word’s answer to that question isn’t dictionaries.  I’m not

By Everett Potter The coast of Maine is one of the most dramatic and photographed places in the country. Thanks to a jagged and undulating coastline that has myriad inlets, coves and bays, it totals up to a staggering 3,478 miles. For photographers, that means that there are endless opportunities