Moored in Milwaukee: We cross the lawn to the Milwaukee Art Museum as the Grande Mariner takes on fuel.
A pair of Blue-winged teals grooms as we pass them.
The female of the pair of Teals
Lewis and a gazillion Canada Geese in front of the Art Museum
A set of banners with flickering reflectors
Up on the hill behind the Art Museum. Its famous wings are folded in.
Behind us, a huge apartment complex rises.
Now we watch the Art Museum wings unfurling ...
... until they're fully spread.
Here' what the Museum entry looks like when the wings are open.
Carol, Lewis, and Cecile in the side passage ...
... which stretches off to infinity.
Seguso sculpture: Triumph of Light.
Cornelia Parker sculpture, The Edge of England, uses Dover Cliff chalk.
Shonibare: The Age of Enlightenment, Voltaire at his desk
Glass, retreating reflections
... And I thought Brownie cameras came only in black!
More glass -- in many forms
Frogonard: The Shepherdess
Zubaran: St. Francis in His Tomb
A late 16th Century striking clock
Left: An object. Right: The same object viewed in the Museum's Camera Obscura.
Hellenistic period humanism: An early 2nd C AD painting from Al Faiyum Egypt.
Lewandowski: Wisconsin Ore Freighter, 1948
Kees vanDongen: Woman with Cat, 1908
View of our ship from the Milwaukee Art Museum
Detail of the Museum's wing deploying mechanism, seen from south part of the Museum
Sphere made of brass wheat sheafs ...
... and another look at the sphere in different light.