Featuring dozens of vendors of herbs, fine arts and crafts and flowers, the Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts, now in its 23rd year, typically draws 1,500 visitors to the 70-acre National Historic Landmark, according to Holly Burnham, museum educator.
Valentine’s Day story on “Beyond Beautiful: One Thousand Love Letters,” an innovative project running through March 10 at Maryland Art Place. The Danish-born artist Peter Bruun has created one thousand drawings inspired by actual love letters.
Congress has the power of the purse, and it is up to both parties’ congressional leadership to send a strong and resounding message to the administration: ECA will be fully funded for fiscal year 2019 so Fulbright continues as a powerful tool of cultural exchange.
There is a movement for change that is happening in this country, and women are at the forefront of it. It is an incredible time to be a woman and by extension, to be a girl. It is also exhausting, and it is hard work. It is a time of high hopes and great expectations.
Decking the halls at historic Montpelier Mansion summons nearly a half-century of memories for Helen Haas, president of the Friends of Montpelier, a volunteer organization that began helping to restore and preserve the National Historic Landmark 40 years ago.