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Tag Archives: Italian Garden

‘ELLEN SHIPMAN AND THE AMERICAN GARDEN’ BOOK SIGNING WITH JUDITH TANKARD

Apr

05

Judith B. Tankard is an award winning landscape historian, author, and preservation consultant, with ten illustrated books on landscape under her belt. We are excited to announce that she has authored “Ellen Shipman and the American Garden”, and will be signing copies of the new book at the Museum on Friday, April 13 from 10 to 11 a.m. 

Philadelphia native Ellen Biddle Shipman discovered her remarkable talent for…

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#5WomenArtists – Augusta Savage: ‘Gamin’ and ‘The Diving Boy’

Mar

27

Augusta Savage (1892-1962) was an internationally renowned African American sculptor in the 1920s and 1930s. Born in Green Cove Springs, Florida she and her family moved to West Palm Beach. In 1919, she entered the West Palm Beach County Fair, and her work was awarded a special prize.

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The Chef’s Canvas: The Italian Garden

Dec

27

Today’s recipe from “The Chef’s Canvas” is a gnocchi dish that was inspired by the Italian Garden!

Handmade Gnocchi with Sweet Pea Puree, Oyster Mushrooms, and Crispy Guanciale
Serves 4

2 large Idaho potatoes (about 1 pound), peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more as needed for proper consistency …

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#5WomenArtists – Augusta Savage

Mar

24

Born in Green Cove Springs, Florida, Augusta Savage (1892 – 1962) is considered one of the most important sculptors of the 20th century, and the first African American elected to the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors.

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What’s Blooming? – Zinnia

Sep

04

Zinnias are not your typical flower. They can vary in appearance from a single row of petals, to a dome shape and come in many different colors.

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New Acquisition: Augusta Savage, Gamin

Aug

13

Gamin was created early in her career, around 1930, and won her a scholarship to study in Europe. The title Gamin refers to a French word meaning…

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