Tag Archives: James A. Michener

Leaving Bricks and Mortar for Future Generations

In museums today, there are directors and there are artists. Rarely is one person both. Bruce Katsiff, fine art photographer and Director/CEO of the James A. Michener Art Museum for more than two decades, is that rare individual. Beginning in … Continue reading

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Flight of the Moth

FLUTTERY swirls enchant and captivate, such as the sprays of golden leaves outside the window. When photographer Emmet Gowin was growing up in Danville, Va., he found himself thus entranced by the forbidden plume coming off the back of a … Continue reading

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Running with Wolves

The front-page picture in The New York Times shows a group of people standing on a balcony in Iraq. Flanked by colorful cloths, the men, women and children are looking down to the street, where there has just been an … Continue reading

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Inner Vision

I know this table! I’m pretty sure I saw this in his studio when I visited John Sears several years ago. The late Mr. Sears’ illustration will be on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum‘s Bucks County and … Continue reading

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Beauty in Imperfection

George Nakashima, Woodworker, will be commemorated Aug. 13 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Nakashima Foundation for Peace with the dedication of an official Pennsylvania Historical Marker placed at 1847 Aquetong Road in New Hope. It was … Continue reading

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Creative Journey

Brian Peterson, senior curator at the James A. Michener Art Museum and an accomplished photographer, will give a talk on “The Creative Journey: A Conversation About Art and Life” at Penn State April 28. A bit of a hike, so … Continue reading

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