The San Mateo County Arts Council
Headquartered at Twin Pines Manor, a 26-room restored mansion, the Council operates galleries and studios, hosts exhibit openings, seminars, and studio art classes. At Twin Pines, the Council schedules rotating contemporary exhibitions Exterior view of entrance San Mateo in the Manor House Gallery and maintains a Craft Gallery. County... Read more
What To Do In Paris France

What To Do In Paris France

Blog November 10, 2018 0

Notre-Dame-du-Travail, rue Vercingetorix Astruc, 1894 Here, in the grey backside of Montparnasse, is the gayest of all the iron churches of Paris. You would never think so from outside, but the inside is a construction of exquisite fragility, not making the slightest concession to Gothic detail, as even Boileau... Read more
Paris Map Tour

Paris Map Tour

Blog November 8, 2018 0

Gare d’Orsay Victor Laloux, 1898 Paris view-stopper: Saint-Thomas-d’Aquin The melancholy pensioned-off years of a great building, still under seventy; it now seems certain that it will be replaced by some wall-eyed exposition of ‘l ’urbanisme ’. Laloux had a remarkable ability for the piling-on of ornament which chimed in... Read more