Month: June 2015

Rare Atala Caterpillars & Polydamus Swallow-Tail thriving at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
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Rare Atala Caterpillars & Polydamus Swallow-Tail thriving at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Brilliantly colored Florida native Atala caterpillars, once nearly extinct, are thriving at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, where their host plant, the Coontie, has made a comeback thanks to conservation efforts. This year’s Atalas are joined by the Polydamus Swallowtail caterpillars making their home where their main food source, the […]

The blockbuster exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden, “Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” celebrates the arts, crafts and culture of her native Mexico—and the glory of her garden.
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The blockbuster exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden, “Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” celebrates the arts, crafts and culture of her native Mexico—and the glory of her garden.

It was, by all accounts, a short, painful and tempestuous life. Frida Kahlo, (1906-1954) was born in Mexico City. When she was six, she was stricken by polio. As a young woman, she was badly injured in a horrendous bus accident, which left her body broken and compromised for the […]

The Petaluma Arts Center announces Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle, on view from June 20 through July 26, 2015.
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The Petaluma Arts Center announces Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle, on view from June 20 through July 26, 2015.

“This exhibition is a reflection of the vibrancy and growth of both the City of Petaluma and the Petaluma Arts Center,” said Val Richman, executive director of PAC. “This Degas exhibition, just six years after opening our doors, is an indication of the organization’s trajectory and ambition. After all, we […]