Spirit Matters at Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Spirit Matters at Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Western Spirit is a first-class museum celebrating the art, culture and history of the American West in its galleries in the 43,000-square-foot two-story main building . From antique artifacts to fine art, its exhibits are extremely well done, presenting detailed information, compelling art and visuals, interactive displays, and more.

Art and Old Money: Five Top Milwaukee Museums

Art and Old Money: Five Top Milwaukee Museums

Do you think of art when you think of Milwaukee? There are many reasons why you should. Art museums and other cultural venues are among the many highlights of Milwaukee that may surprise first-time visitors to this Wisconsin city. During a stay in Milwaukee in May, I visited five interesting places that showcase diverse art and historic artifact collections.

Nature and Architecture in Harmony at Taliesin West

Nature and Architecture in Harmony at Taliesin West

Festivities and events began last month to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth on June 8, 1867 and I marked the occasion with a visit to Taliesin West. A 1-1/2 hour “Insights Tour” gives a good introduction to the famous architect and his design philosophy with commentary and anecdotes by the expert guides while touring the property.