I love a good museum, especially one that is housed in a lovely building. On a Sunday living up to its name Crissy and I, took advantage of an offer from brother-in-law Jerrold and girlfriend Kim to explore the Pinto Art Museum.
What a find it was! Entering through a small gated archway, I could have been mistaken for thinking I’d ended up in the Mediterranean countries. The greenery and the whitewashed buildings were a world away from the glass and steel buildings of the everyday. The addition of a little chapel near the entrance was a nice juxtaposition of historical art, leading as it would, to modern art.
I could find no information about the actual buildings but I think that adds to the aura of the place. The relaxing atmosphere leaves the adventurer free to explore and stumble upon the pieces as haphazardly as one wishes. I imagine sitting for a time at the mini amphitheatre watching a play in the dusk breeze would be amazing.
With chairs and beds placed around, as well as some statues and sculptures to keep one satiated between galleries this is a truly wonderful place to seek out and appreciate nature as well as art. Read the rest of this entry »