Archive - Jun 4, 2010 - Story

Medieval glass at Corning Museum

The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning. NY will present Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants from May 15, 2010 through January 2, 2011 in the Changing Exhibitions Gallery.

Pictures from Hawkwood Birthday/Investiture online

Mistress Rhiannon ui Neill reports that she has created an album of photos from Hawkwood's Birthday and Baronial Investiture which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atlantia. The photos are available on Flickr.

Can Botticelli make you high?

A plant in Botticelli's Venus and Mars resembles the hallucinogen Datura stramonium. Blogger Jonathan Jones speculates that the artist intended the painting to affect the viewer like taking a love potion.

July 2010 Quarterly Meeting Announcement

Leslie Luther-Fulton reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism will hold its Third Quarter Meeting on July 17, 2010 in Indianapolis IN.

The Middle Ages' favorite corn chip

Filmmaker, actor, and student at the University of Hertfordshire, Josh Bower recently submitted his own version of snacking in the Middle Ages in an online Doritos ad contest. (video)