Art & Essay Contest in the Spirit of Twain

Whenever I enjoy anything in art it means that it is mighty poor. The private knowledge of this fact has saved me from going to pieces with enthusiasm in front of many and many a chromo. —Mark Twain, 1891 Fortunately, Mark Twain’s art knowledge does not dominate our museum, which is currently exhibiting works produced […]

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What We Can Learn From Huck Finn?

A classroom on a hot early summer day. Twenty-five sophomores who would rather be outside than listening to me trying to convince them that Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is worth reading. I decided to be upfront with my passion: “This is one of my favorite books. It is incredible. I know it is hard to […]

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