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Friday, November 27, 2015

Our Trip to the State Museum

Last week I volunteered to chaperon my daughter's field trip to the Indiana State Museum.  I was a bit nervous about having a group of hyper 5th graders to look after but I was looking forward to viewing some of the art work and spending time with my daughter.

The first 2 hours were left to us to explore the museum. We went all over. It was interesting seeing some of the exhibits. Especially, the exhibit dedicated to the 90's! That hit me hard! They had a big-wheel on display and my kid just looked at me and said, "You rode one of those"? I thought, "oh goodness".

I didn't think I was old but now I guess I am. After we finished looking at "old stuff" we headed to the art room. They had some beautiful paintings on display. Below are a few of my favorites.




Summer Bouquet (1933)
by J. Edgar Forkner
Oil on Canvas




 A Garden is a Lovesome Thing
ca. 1919
Maude Kaufman Eggemeyer







Blooming Redbud
Maude Kaufman Eggemeyer
1919







Chinese Things
1926
Edna Stubbs Cathell






Foggy Landscape
1895
John Elwood Bundy







When we walked in we saw this. Just beautiful.
What a good combination, Christmas and artwork. 





photos via AHFE





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