Throwback Thursday: This Week in History… The Destruction of Pompeii

We’re throwing all the way back to the Roman Empire today and the destruction of Pompeii on August 24 in the year 79. The city wasn’t rediscovered and excavated until the 1740s but once word of its well-preserved marvels spread, artists and intellectuals flocked from all over Europe to see it. The vast majority of … More Throwback Thursday: This Week in History… The Destruction of Pompeii

Drinks with Rad Historical Women: Artemisia Gentileschi

Welcome to my new “Women of Worth” series, an ongoing collection of posts focused on the lives of fabulous and brilliant female artists and authors of times gone by. Each post will go up roughly around the time of each woman’s birthday and will give you a little info on who she was, when and … More Drinks with Rad Historical Women: Artemisia Gentileschi