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A portrait of Benjamin Franklin painted by Robert Feke

Robert Feke’s rendering of Benjamin Franklin

Courtesy of the Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Dr. John Collins Warren, 1856

Arts

Two hundred and seventy years ago, Benjamin Franklin did something highly unusual. He retired.

1.16.18

A portrait of Benjamin Franklin painted by Robert Feke

Robert Feke’s rendering of Benjamin Franklin

Courtesy of the Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Dr. John Collins Warren, 1856

Two hundred and seventy years ago, Benjamin Franklin did something highly unusual. He retired.

1.16.18

Pork bao at Shōjō

Photograph courtesy of Shōjō

 

Asian-fusion food with a Western twist at Chinatown's Shōjō restaurant

January-February 2018

A scene from Newport’s dramatic Cliff Walk

Photograph courtesy of Discover Newport

Visiting Newport, Rhode Island, during the winter

January-February 2018

Photograph courtesy of the ART

 

HEAR WORD! portrays the lives of Nigerian women.

January-February 2018

Michael Frank and Louise Sacco with the stylish doggie stars of Blue Tango (acquired from an Indiana thrift shop) at the Somerville museum.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

A Somerville museum highlights art “so bad, it’s good.”

January-February 2018

Photograph by Harvard Library Imaging Services

Amusements to dispel the winter blues

 

January-February 2018

Nancy Churnin’s biographies for children span time and space. 

 

 
 

Nancy Churnin’s picture-book biographies for children span time and space.

January-February 2018

Father Columba Stewart

Photograph by Guytano Magno/Hill Museum & Manuscript Library/Saint John’s University

A globe-trotting monk with the Benedictine “survival gene” seeks out treasured manuscripts.

January-February 2018