We’ve all heard of the Leaning Tower of Pisa but who has heard of the Leaning Virgin? The Leaning Virgin became a legend in Northern France during World War I. It was destroyed in April 1918, and we want to take time this April to remember it in its perplexing glory.
War stories have always been told through song, dance, writing, and especially art. When stepping through Heroes & Battlefields: World War I Prints by James McBey, one is sure to feel the empathy McBey felt for his fellow soldiers during his time drawing sketches in the trenches of World War I.
James McBey’s early years were filled with strife. Born on December 23, 1883, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, he was the illegitimate child of an absente father and an uncaring mother.
Talks & Tea offers opportunities for both social and mental connections to the artwork at the Museum, combined with delicious refreshments in a comfortable setting. Once a month, an art historian, artist, or other expert facilitates informational and educational discussions on a variety of topics related to the Museum’s Permanent Collection and special exhibitions. This […]
One thousand guests attended, including Florida Governor Farris Bryant and Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns. Governor Bryant said that he…
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