Monthly archives of “July 2017

Secrets and Seawalls, A Dance Performance by Kinesis Project aboard the 1885 Cargo Ship Wavertree, July 27 at 7pm and July 30 at 5pm

Photographs by Corrado Serra.  “The South Street Seaport Museum and Kinesis Project dance theatre present Secrets and Seawalls aboard the restored 1885 full-rigged cargo sailing ship Wavertree. Secrets and Seawalls is an evening of dance in two distinct acts. Inspired by hurricane Sandy and New York’s strength and susceptibility, Melissa… Read More

The Cover Sells the Book: Transformations in Commercial Book Publishing, 1860-1920 at Delaware Art Museum, through August 27, 2017

“The years 1860-1920 witnessed sweeping changes in book design, inspired by technological developments, marketing strategies, and shifting ideas about art. Commercial publishers used these advances to mass-produce books that emulated the aesthetics of private presses, with attractive layouts and decorative bindings, and marketed them to… Read More