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Today we are looking at a tree with special cultural meaning and also exploring art on St. Martin.
BOOK OF THE DAY
The Flamboyant: St. Martin’s Tree of Freedom in Culture and Art
This book celebrates a very special heritage tree for St. Martin. Learn more about the glorious Flamboyant, its links to local traditions and its historical connection to emancipation. Includes an essay by master painter Sir Roland Richardson, and beautiful images of some of his iconic Flamboyant artworks!
Download for free: https://www.lesfruitsdemer.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Flamboyant.pdf
ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
St. Martin Art, Writing and Nature Imaginarium Activities!
Imagine, tell stories, write and create with these inspiring activities based on gorgeous paintings of local landscapes by St. Martin artist Sir Roland Richardson.
Download for free:https://www.lesfruitsdemer.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Imaginarium-Activities-One.pdf
VIDEO OF THE DAY
I’m From the Renaissance
A short film about painter, teacher and Renaissance man Cynric Griffith. He lived an amazing life and made a big difference on St. Martin along the way. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cemtki20IWU
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