ABOUT Karen Jackson

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Karen Jackson is a freelance writer and the host and producer of "A Long Look," a podcast that offers listeners a better way to experience art. She has been covering the ways American museums have adapted during the coronavirus pandemic. Follow Karen's podcast on her website: https://alonglookpodcast.com
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Georgetown University And The Embassy Of Italy Celebrate Italian Innovation

A Day with Dante On March 25, the Department of Italian at Georgetown University and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington DC will celebrate Dantedì, a day commemorating the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s journey through the afterlife.  They will present a webinar, Dantedì: A Day with Dante […]

Painting of winged lion resting one paw on an open book. Part of the Venetian skyline is visible behind him.

Washington DC to Welcome Venetian Artist Vittore Carpaccio

The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC has announced a major retrospective of Venice’s beloved artist, Vittore Carpaccio. The exhibition, Vittore Carpaccio: Master Storyteller of Renaissance Venice will run from November 20, 2022 – February 12, 2023 and is the first retrospective of his work outside Italy.  […]

US Museums Come to Your Home

Many US museums are offering substantial online resources for education and entertainment. Virtual tours, lectures and children’s activities can be found on their websites. They have also developed unique ways to connect with audiences through social media. Question and answer sessions and virtual happy hours with curators and librarians […]