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.

A Tale of Four Regions: Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia-Romagna

A Tale of Four Regions: Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia-Romagna

It shouldn’t be surprising that art, literature, and music are essential aspects of northern Italy. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, dramatic history, and deep cultural traditions, it’s easy to understand why writers, artists, and musicians have been enamored of and inspired by various locations in the four regions of Italy we visited on our latest trip — Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia-Romagna.