Last week, I gave a presentation, Tulip Mania and Still-Life
Painting in the Dutch Golden Age , as part of the Dixon’s weekly Munch and Learn
lunchtime lecture series. As of late, I have been thinking more and more about
the connection between the galleries and the gardens at the Dixon. So, with
that and the Bountiful Blooms exhibition in the gardens and the upcoming Botanical Drawing
Class (both prominently featuring tulips) in mind, I thought I would explore
the role tulips have played in...