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May 23, 2018

Winslow Homer Captured the American Spirit in Watercolor Paintings

“What makes watercolor painting so unique is its unforgiving nature; lines, colors, and forms must be applied perfectly the first time around, as any attempt to paint over simply renders the entire effect muddied.”

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July 7, 2014

American Flag Trivia – Happy Fourth of July!

Beyond the celebration lies the true reason why people gather. The Fourth of July is a time to remember the sacrifices that were made to ensure America’s independence and honor the men and women who keep the country free. To symbolize this reality, the vast majority of Americans fly the American flag for all to see. But what exactly does the American flag mean?

The Fourth of July is a holiday most people understand, but when it comes to the American flag, a larger number of people misinterpret its meaning.

How much do you know about the American flag? Test your knowledge with these trivia questions.

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January 29, 2013

Knitting Is More than an Art, It Is a Cause

During World War One knitting proved itself to be not just an art form, but a cause that saved lives and comforted souls.

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December 17, 2012

Norman Rockwell’s Artwork Inspired by the Christmas Holiday

Throughout history many artists have been inspired by the Christmas season to create seasonally themed works of art — Norman Rockwell is one of those individuals. Perhaps more so than any other American artist, Norman Rockwell truly was a master at capturing the spirit of Christmas in his art.

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July 14, 2012

Smithsonian Declares Video Games Works of Art

Video games are being acknowledged as an art form. The Smithsonian American Art Museum is so convinced of this that it is currently hosting an exhibit called “The Art of Video Games”.

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