Time for Tea? Teatime at WMODA is always a special occasion. Discover more about the history of tea drinking from China to the USA in our popular Art of Tea exhibition. Louise Irvine, our Executive Director, shares anecdotes and etiquette tips for enjoying traditional English afternoon tea. Is it High Tea? The ritual
The Martin Brothers “When you enter the shop… you find yourself in a dim-lit passage with crowded shelves of stoneware jugs carved into leering, laughing, grinning and ogling heads, jostling with the most impossible, and most fascinating, pot birds with strangely anthropological expressions…” The ‘pot birds’ were also known as
On January 25, Scots around the world will honor Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet (1759-1796). At a Burns supper, guests enjoy traditional Scottish fare washed down with whisky and recite his most famous poems, including his Address to a Haggis. The first Burns supper was held by his friends at
Dale Chihuly is arguably the most famous glass artist in the world. His name draws vast crowds to site-specific glass installations across the globe as well as to art galleries and museums internationally. The stunning Art on Fire exhibit at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts presents the creative exuberance
Devilishly Hot Doulton! One of the very first Doulton figures depicts Mephistopheles, a demon who corrupts men and collects the souls of the damned for Lucifer. Only one figure from 1897 is known in a vivid scarlet costume and it comes up for sale at Whitley’s Auctioneers on January 19.
As you gaze in wonder at all the pretty Christmas tree fairies, imagine a time when many people believed that fairies really existed. When Tinker Bell was dying in J.M. Barrie’s 1904 play Peter Pan, everybody in the audience had to save her by crying out, ‘I do believe in
South Florida PBS invites you to a special preview screening of Victoria & Afternoon Tea Dolores Sukhdeo, President & CEO of South Florida PBS cordially invites you to Afternoon Tea & Complimentary VIP preview of Victoria. Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm Limited Seating RSVP to Elaine Lacker -
Anne Orvieto is one of the stars at our WMODA boutique and a regular volunteer at our glass workshops. In addition to all her beautiful glass plaques, we recently sold her masterpiece which was on display in the Chihuly gallery following our Touch of Glass exhibition. Anne was first introduced