Rome City - Still Eternal

Our Assistant Preparator went to Rome and all we got was this knowledge he dropped. Rome shares a nickname with my birthplace, Lisbon, Portugal, as the "City of the Seven Hills". But this is only one of Rome's several nicknames, and it is world famous by the magnificent title of the "Eternal City".  At the time of Christ's birth, Rome was the most populous city in existence. The capital of an enormous empire, Rome survived the rise and fall of the Imperium, several... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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Ghost in the Museum?

[youtube=] While the museum world and paranormal groups brace wait to see if the now famous spinning statue at the Manchester Museum will "lose its magical power" once it's moved to a different pedestal, the Brooks would like to take the opportunity to share our own specter conjectures. The unique, read: explainable, thing about Manchester's paranormal occurrence was that it only happened during the day. As museum... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Friday, July 12, 2013
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It's A Cloar, Cloar Summer

Artist Mandy Maxwell of Earle, Arkansas shares her thoughts on the Brooks Museum taking Summer of Cloar on the road in our June 29th event, Bike to Cloar.  The Brooks has done some very impressive things this summer to promote both regional and southern art. When it comes to art in the Delta, no one does it better than Carroll Cloar. Each of his masterpieces captures the romanticism and magic that only a true southern native could achieve. Those who've seen his work can't help... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Wednesday, July 3, 2013
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