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Category: Art & Architecture


ART & ARCHITECTURE: HOW TO USE THIS CATEGORY (Fun Facts)

It’s so true.  It’s also true that those who know at least a few tidbits of  information about the art and architecture that they are seeing, find that their vacation is more meaningful than it might have been otherwise.  ************************************* Here in…

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ARCHITECTURAL STYLES SUMMARY FOR THE TRAVELER

Exterior architectural styles are reflective of deeper cultural values and can represent a particular place and time. When the spread of cultural ideas, politics and fashions across the country was slower, certain architectural styles remained in style for multiple decades or…

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ART STYLES SUMMARY FOR THE TRAVELER

             As subjective as art is, there are always a few common threads that link art pieces of a particular period together.  Here we’ll discuss just a few of those threads so that you can identify…

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REGION 1: ART & ARCHITECTURE (New Europe) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF NEW EUROPE REGION 1: NEW EUROPE Maine * New Hampshire * Vermont New Brunswick * Nova Scotia * Province of Québec Acadia refers to the North East area of North America that was initially settled as a…

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REGION 2: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Original Colonies) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE ORIGINAL COLONIES REGION 2: NEW ENGLAND AND THE ORIGINAL COLONIES Virginia * New York * Massachusetts * Maryland / Washington D.C. Rhode Island * Connecticut * New Hampshire * Delaware * North Carolina South Carolina…

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REGION 3: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Deep South) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE DEEP SOUTH REGION 3: THE DEEP SOUTH      Florida * Alabama* Mississippi * Louisiana * Arkansas Residents of the American South created works of art starting in 1607, however it was not until the early…

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REGION 4: ART & ARCHITECTURE (Blue Grass Country) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF BLUE GRASS COUNTRY REGION 4: BLUE GRASS COUNTRY Kentucky * Tennessee * Ohio * West Virginia The birthplace of entertainers, musicians, authors and scholars, the states of the Blue Grass region offer a rich slice of…

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REGION 5: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Breadbasket) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE BREADBASKET REGION 5: THE BREADBASKET Oklahoma * Missouri * Nebraska * Kansas * Iowa Known as the “Breadbasket of America,” the Midwest region of the nation has many characteristics.  Most parts of the Midwest have a…

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REGION 6: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Great Lakes) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE GREAT LAKES REGION 6: THE GREAT LAKES Michigan * Indiana * Wisconsin * Minnesota * Illinois The Great Lakes region is a bi-national American-Canadian region. The region centers on the Great Lakes and forms a distinctive historical, economic, and…

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REGION 7: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Old West) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE OLD WEST REGION 7: THE OLD WEST North Dakota * South Dakota * Wyoming * Montana * Colorado * Nevada The art of this region begins with the first inhabitants of North America who most…

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REGION 8: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Pacific Northwest) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION 8: THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: Washington * Oregon * Idaho * Northern California * Alaska Prior to contact with Europeans, Native American tribes on the Northwest coast evolved complex social and ceremonial groups, as…

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REGION 9: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Southwest) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE SOUTHWEST REGION 9: THE SOUTHWEST Central & Southern California * Texas * Arizona * Utah * New Mexico Human history in the Southwest begins with the arrival of the ancient Clovis people, a Paleo-Indian hunter-gatherer culture.   This culture…

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