The 2017 Venice Biennale is open! About 50% of you are saying, “OMG I know, right?!” and the other 50% are saying “the Venice what, now?” And what does it have to do with Jess?
The Busy SeasonHot Off the Presses, Museum love
It’s officially summer! While things slow down in many other parts of the country, in Maine everything is speeding up. That’s especially true for Maine museums, whose big summer shows are opening this month, and for the writers who cover them.
Maine Museums DayMuseum love
Maine Museums Day was March 29, 2016!
The Maine Photo Project: A SnapshotHot Off the Presses, Museum love, Soapbox
The Maine Photo Project officially drew to a close on December 31, 2015. This report is not only about recording this major statewide cultural collaboration, it’s also about celebrating it.
Hello ClevelandMuseum love, Soapbox
This is my story about how growing up in Cleveland made me a museum person.
Big Painting, Little Book TourBon Mots, Museum love
Back in the day, the Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress was a road show–its showrunners bundled it up and trundled it off to theaters in cities from New York and Boston to Detroit and New Orleans.
“The Painters’ Panorama” In Print!Hot Off the Presses, Museum love
On a Long-Lost American Masterpiece, and Why Public Museums MatterBon Mots, Museum love, Soapbox
The University Press of New England’s blog features the Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress!
Advance Copies of “The Painters’ Panorama” Are Here!Hot Off the Presses, Museum love
The first advance copies of The Painters’ Panorama: Narrative, Art, and Faith in the Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress arrived in the mail yesterday! Thank you to the University Press of New England for sending it and creating such an elegant book.
Talkin’ About PanoramasBon Mots, Hot Off the Presses, Museum love
Just in case you have ever thought to yourself, “Gosh, I wish I could hear Jessica Skwire Routhier talk about the Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress for forty-five solid minutes” . . . now you can!
Believe it: Museums MatterMuseum love, Soapbox
Following are my remarks from the Annual Meeting of Maine Archives and Museums at the Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, on October 29, 2013. The theme was “Re-charge Your Mission: Ideas to Ignite and Inspire.”