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Mount Vernon Estate Prepares for Holidays
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MT. VERNON, VA.- A painting of George Washington hangs in his Mount Vernon Estate December 4, 2004 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The holiday tour treats visitors as holiday guests of the Washington family giving them an opportunity to visit the mansion and walk along candlelit paths during Mount Vernon by Candlelight Holiday Tour, the only time during the year that the Estate is open exclusively for public evening tours. Modern Christmas trees are absent at Mount Vernon as they were not common until the 19th century.





Today's News

December 7, 2004

La Scala Opera House Reopens After $80 M Revamp

Top Results for Art Basel Miami Beach

Jeremy Deller wins the Turner Prize 2004 at Tate Britain

Napoleonic-era Prints at Borodino Panorama Museum

Fernando Botero Exhibition to Open in Singapore

Awakening: La France Mandarine, Influence

Mount Vernon Estate Prepares for Holidays

Dongfang-1 Missile on Display at the Military Museum

The Book of Kings at Williams College Museum of Art

Toledo Museum of Art Remembers the Struggle

Art in Bloom at the Montclair Art Museum

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- National Air and Space Museum releases "VR Hangar" app

2.- Inrap discovers a mikveh in the medieval Jewish quarter of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux

3.- Wellcome Collection acquires 17th century portrait of internationally renowned and hirsute Barbara van Beck

4.- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation names Ghislain d'Humieres to oversee its core operations

5.- LACMA exhibits for the first time two photographic series by Richard Prince

6.- Jade and gold burial suit, finest to survive ancient China, featured in Nelson-Atkins exhibition

7.- Peru recovers 79 pre-Hispanic textiles from the Museum of Gothenburg in Sweden

8.- Vincent van Gogh's 'Watermill at Kollen' on display at Het Noordbrabants Museum

9.- Saint Louis Art Museum will acquire 'Portrait of Charlotte Cram' by John Singer Sargent

10.- British Museum opens the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia

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