“How important are the visual arts in our society?……

A wonderful gallery with a great restaurant-lovely!

LEAPING LIFE

…I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art.”  ~ Kermit the Frog

Kermit is, of course, absolutely right. Art, indeed The Arts, are vital for helping us understand ourselves and our place within society. Perhaps most importantly, however, immersion in art is a joyful, inspirational experience.

In my last two posts, I wrote about our recent trip to Paris and our visit to the Museé Marmottan Monet. This was not our only arty experience, however – oh no! In fact, we found ourselves in a gallery that we had not visited before, and what an unexpected treat it was.

The Museé Jacquemart-Andre began life as the private mansion of Édouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart and was used by them to house their considerable collection of treasures collected during extensive travelling, and…

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