Snapshot & Whatnot: Art! ART! Art! ART!

Virginia has been away from the blogsophere the last few days, but she will be back before too long (sometime next week?) Until then, here’s a picture taken last week while traipsing around Danville, Kentucky, after enjoying tea+treats @The HUB Coffee house & Cafe.

Amazed and inspired to see such a huge building devoted to art in a small town (Danville population: 16,854.)

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thomas Merton

grace, peace & ART groupies

Virginia : )

p.s. A good friend sent me this quote last week: “Art is not what you see but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas

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4 Responses to Snapshot & Whatnot: Art! ART! Art! ART!

  1. Dewin Nefol says:

    Hey Virginia,

    Great to see Art being so well supported. I hope the gallery is well attended.

    Whilst imposing, the building is somehow also comforting with its presence.

    Enjoyed both quotes, thank you. “Art is not what you see but what you make others see.” (Edgar Degas) – then art is pure sorcery!

    Hoping all is well wherever you may be 🙏


    • Virginia says:

      Isn’t that a cool building, Dewin? I spotted it whilst walking in the small Kentuckian town of Danville, which was a bit larger than the even smaller town of Stanford where I stayed for a week (that just took 20 minutes to walk up and down Main Street and then up and down again.) Both towns are charming, but this Art building caught my eye. Danville hosts a quaint old college, so methinks this building is an extension.

      A good friend sent that Art quote also in the context that we are all God’s art – masterpieces, if you will. Sometimes reminders are needed! I was visiting Stanford for the Wedgwood Circle’s GoodLit2020 Writers Retreat, a transformative week with 11 other (incredibly amazing) writer participants and inspiring folks from the world of authoring and publishing. Kinda intimidating! But, we all are God’s Art!

      Hope you are doing well, keeping well, and staying well —

      blessings — VA : )

  2. Debbie says:

    Enjoy your time off, Miss Virginia! We have a Danville here in Illinois, but I didn’t realize there is one in Kentucky, too. Probably an important person lent his name to both cities?!

    • Virginia says:

      That’s an interesting hypothesis, Debbie. LoL, we also have a Danville here in Virginia (the state.) Maybe a few famous “Dans” ran around the fledgling states of the colonial era? (hmmn, can’t think of many Virginians, but didn’t Daniel Boone get around? Wasn’t he a little bit later?) Must dust off history books!
      Cheers! : )

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