Category Archive: art

Vicksburg, Mississippi and Vicksburg National Military Park

Despite my interest in history, I was not enthusiastic when Tom penciled a stop at Vicksburg battlefield into the itinerary: I envisioned a day spent walking around looking at signs with regiments and… Continue reading

Helena Days

After leaving Craters of the Moon we motored up to Helena, Montana to stay for the next 6 days. I had heard many interesting things about the town as well as the surrounding… Continue reading

Franconia Sculpture Park

Our visit to Franconia Sculpture Park came about after we passed a sign en route to Minneapolis. Though we had a full weekend planned we immediately decided we’d come back on our last… Continue reading

Meow Wolf

Meow Wolf is technically an art collective but it is best known, maybe exclusively known, for the permanent installation House of Eternal Return. Billed as “immersive” and “interactive,” the exhibition is unlike any… Continue reading

The Ghost Town of Rhyolite, Nevada

I had read about the ghost town of Rhyolite in a newspaper article and was instantly intrigued. About a half hour’s drive from Route 190 in Death Valley, the old mining town quickly… Continue reading


Fallingwater, a private residence constructed between 1937 and 1939 for the Kauffman Family, is one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous – and arguably his most iconic – works/buildings/constructions. Known for it’s dramatic… Continue reading

Detroit Institute of Art

The Detroit Museum of Art houses a fantastic collection – wide-ranging and with emphasis on American painting – but probably the most known are the monumental murals painted in 1932 and 1933 by… Continue reading

Guerrilla Art and a Hike in Franklin Mountains State Park

I stopped for a few days in El Paso to visit my friend Chrissy and as usual we had the best time. In addition to our usual activities of swimming, watching old movies,… Continue reading

Ocean Springs and Biloxi, Mississippi

After a few weeks in Florida I traveled west to visit a couple people in New Mexico and El Paso but on my way I stopped on recommendation in Ocean Springs, Mississippi and… Continue reading

Camera Obscura, Cheverie, Nova Scotia

It’s not everyday you come across a functioning camera obscura. Similar in concept to a pinhole camera, the camera obscura is a chamber that lets in light from a single point (here from… Continue reading