The Tomaquag | A Curation for Understanding

Far into the lush green of a meadow and tree-laden country road, I found the Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum a welcome break from a hot summers day in Boston. That interruption helped me understand a people who live only an hour away but centuries from consciousness. At the crest of a rounded drive adjacent to […]

The Tomaquag | A Curation for Understanding

When 42 Artists Gather, Show, and Share

Rain on the outside, color inside is an apt description of  a weekend that gathered 42 artists and samplings of their work for the annual Melrose Arts Festival. In one Friday afternoon, Memorial Hall is transformed. From a big blank space emerges displays of blown glass in every color imaginable, collages that combine bone, photography, […]

When 42 Artists Gather, Show, and Share

The Genius of Salon

I like coffee shops. They hum with discussion, writing, thought. That deliciously dark and aromatic liquid is imbibed in its varying degree of strength. And though not all countries have had this coffee culture, gatherings to discuss and share a drink of some sort is a custom that we can trace back to various forms. […]

The Genius of Salon