Embrace the Magic of the Holidays with a Colonial Williamsburg Experience | Sponsored – 71Bait

Nestled on 300 acres of pristine Virginia wilderness, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is a bustling outdoor museum that welcomes visitors to its historic district year-round. Still, there is something special about visiting during the autumn and winter holidays – a particularly festive time of year that revitalizes the 18th-century city in new and colorful ways. … Read more

An impressive mural on Rikers Island is being moved to the Brooklyn Museum | Smart Messages – 71Bait

mural by Ringgold, For the women’s shelter (1971), previously shown at an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum in 2017. The painting will be permanently moved to the museum until it is removed from the Rikers prison complex. The Brooklyn Museum For 50 years, a mural by American artist Faith Ringgold has stood on Rikers Island, … Read more

US postage stamp honors Edmonia Lewis, a sculptor who blew up the mold | Smart Messages – 71Bait

This Edmonia Lewis “Forever” commemorative stamp will go on sale January 26th as the 45th installment in the USPS’ Black Heritage series. Courtesy of the United States Postal Service American sculptor Edmonia Lewis will be featured on a new United States Postal Service (USPS) stamp debuting January 26. According to a press release, the stamp … Read more