Museums & Churches

Marcel Breuer’s St John’s Abbey Church… perhaps the most important piece of modern religious architecture in the US

We first visited Saint John’s Abbey Church about 50 years ago, when my husband was an architecture student and we were living in Fargo, ND. The church was completed in...
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Hidden Gem at Walker Art Center… Sky Pesher by James Turrell

When I saw a short little article about Sky Pesher by American artist James Turrell in the StarTribune this week, it warmed my heart and made me smile. Sky Pesher...
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American Swedish Institute… fluidity in glass

The American Swedish Institute is currently featuring the US premiere of “Being”, an immersive glass experience where we as guests are invited to explore how light from our smart phones...
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Sherlock Holmes: The Collection and The Exhibit

The Minnesota History Center is currently featuring an exhibit they created about Sherlock Holmes and the beginnings of forensic science running through April 2, 2023. But the first question to...
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Lakewood Cemetery Memorial Chapel… a gem of Byzantine mosaic art and architecture

When a couple different people told me they saw me listed as a source for an article in the fall issue of Minnesota History magazine I decided maybe it was...
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My three favorite things at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden has long been one of my favorite places, and as with any place I have my favorite things within the garden. The garden was just being...
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Franconia… free 50-acre art park turns 25

We first discovered Franconia Sculpture Park in 2008 when it was already 12 years old. Since that time it has grown from 16 acres to 50, and at 25 years...
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Mid-Century-Modern Church Masterpiece

Happy Easter 2020! I thought it would be fun to post a series of mid-century-modern churches for Easter this year. But wait… we are under a stay-at-home order. So… that...
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