Art Kids Returns This Summer With An Art Studio Pop-Up, Family Tours And More. Starting June 24–August 28, 2022

On Friday, June 24, the museum kicks off the summerlong Art Kids, a lively series of family programs offering unique hands-on art activities in the comfortable, playful, air-conditioned, and imaginative setting of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. With activities in the Art Kids Studio, pop-up tours throughout the day, quiet mornings for sensory-friendly activities, and collaborative art making on Friday Nights, this summer season at the … Continue reading Art Kids Returns This Summer With An Art Studio Pop-Up, Family Tours And More. Starting June 24–August 28, 2022

The First Day Of Summer Is Almost Here

By Jannie Vaught But the high temperatures we are having feel like it has already arrived. How is the “First” day of summer determined? The timing of the June solstice is not determined by a specific calendar date, but by when the Sun reaches its northernmost point from the celestial equator. Therefore, the solstice won’t always occur on the same day. This year 2022 the … Continue reading The First Day Of Summer Is Almost Here

SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Thought-Provoking New Presentations Throughout the Museum Inspire Dialogue About Culture, Nature and History  A wide range of exhibitions debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) this summer, sparking discussion and exploring the way we view and engage with our surroundings. Diego Rivera’s America is the most in-depth examination of the artist’s work in more than 20 years, bringing light to the central themes … Continue reading SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Summer Has Arrived With All The Fun Of This Season

By Jannie Vaugh Time for vacation, family meals and gatherings and of course the gardens are in full production. Tomatoes, Peppers and basil to name a few. The corn is tasseled and the pollen is falling on the silk it won’t be long for corn harvest. During this heat-soaked busy time it is where you will see the impact of watering and intense sun. Consistent … Continue reading Summer Has Arrived With All The Fun Of This Season

This Year The First Day of Summer Came On Sunday, June 20

By Jannie Vaught With all the very stormy Spring we are having and all the up and down temperatures I am looking forward to Summer. We need sunshine to ripen the tomatoes and kick start the lagging flowering. It is just an unusual weather year. This week I would like to bring up some issues I am having this season with insects. Cabbage moths and … Continue reading This Year The First Day of Summer Came On Sunday, June 20

The Weird List Of Summer Special And Unusual Problems

By Jannie Vaught This time of the gardening season always presents some very special and unusual problems and things that make me go huum? Here is a few. Tassel-ear corn, vine borers, no cucumbers and fire ants in the tomatoes. Let’s tackle these with a fine clear mind of interest. The weirdest on this list is tassel-ear corn. This seems to be very popular this … Continue reading The Weird List Of Summer Special And Unusual Problems

Sundance Institute to Host a Week of Creative Film Producing Initiatives July 28 – August 4, 2014

Nine Projects Selected for Creative Producing Labs, Ongoing Support and Granting; 40 Independent Filmmakers and 50 Industry Leaders Converge for Creative Producing Summit Park City, UT— Sundance Institute today announced the participants for its annual Creative   Producing Labs and Creative Producing Summit, both held the week of July 28 at the Sundance Resort in Sundance, Utah. These activities are part of the Institute’s year-round … Continue reading Sundance Institute to Host a Week of Creative Film Producing Initiatives July 28 – August 4, 2014