Simple Beauty for April 2022

In Simple Beauty for April, expect to learn something new about El Greco, meet Henry Purcell, learn about life in the Arctic, read more fables, learn the words and story of When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, and discover invertebrates who live in your yard or a nearby creek.

El Greco

Biography Doménikos Theotokópoulos, known as El Greco, lived from 1541-1614. He was one of the last members of the Italian Renaissance. He was born in Crete, where he was known for painting religious icons. Then, he lived for a period in Rome, where he developed a distaste for Michelangelo and didn’t make many friends. Eventually, … Continue reading El Greco

Simple Beauty for March 2022

In Simple Beauty for March, expect to learn something new about Tintoretto, meet Antonio Vivaldi, learn about the countries of Africa, read more fables, learn the words and story of O Sacred Head Now Wounded, and discover spiders from your own yard.

Simple Beauty for February

In Simple Beauty for February, expect to learn something new about Michelangelo, meet Johann Sebastian Bach, learn about China, read more fables, learn the words and story of O God Our Help in Ages Past, and explore volcanos from your living room.

Albrecht Dürer

Biography:  Albrecht Dürer was a German painter and engraver. He lived most of his life in Nuremberg, painting, making prints and studying mathematics, geometry, and Christianity. He made many prints with religious themes, as well as paintings and projects representing daily life during the early Renaissance period. He is credited with producing the first self-portrait, … Continue reading Albrecht Dürer

Simple Beauty for January

In Simple Beauty for January, expect to learn something new about Albrecht Dürer, meet Arcangelo Corelli, learn about India, read more fables, learn the words and story of Of The Father’s Love Begotten, and explore the different fibers available in your home.