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“Spring Dance” is a virtual exhibit inspired by season of Spring.

“Spring dance” collection as a whole is meant to be for anyone who is interested in learning about nature, to slow down and really appreciate the beauty of Spring season in every brush stroke, print or sculpture, in art work from the past as well as the present. It will hopefully serve as a reminder to anyone that respect for our nature should be just as important now as it was to the past civilizations. We have much to learn from the artists who provide their vision and their ability to conserve and cherish the nature while creating works that inspire people near and far. 


“Good Friends” by William Merritt Chase is oil on wood painting from 1909, its size is (56.4 x 78.5cm).  Spring season themed landscape and offspring goat. 

Wild Pineapple (Tillandsia fasciculata) by Mary Vaux Walcott is watercolor on paper painting from 1921, its size is (25.4 x 17.8 cm). Spring inspired botanical study of Tillandsia fasciculata. 

California Spring Landscapeby Elmer Wachel is watercolor painting from 1920. Its size is (24.8 x 36.8 cm). 

“Dancing in the Sunlight” by Louis Eilshemius is Oil on canvas painting from 1903. Its size is (61.2 X 94.0 CM.) Dancing in a Spring landscape. 


29c Rose single is a mint multicolor ink on paper, from National Postal Museum from 1994. Spring colored rose. 


V & A Chandelier by Dale Chihuly is a blown glass sculpture inspired by nature.   

Slo-Mo Footage of a Bumble Bee Dislodging Pollen video by Smithsonian Chanel from 2016 about Buzz pollination, which is a special technique for dislodging pollen from spring flowers - and bumble bees are among the few species of bee capable of doing it. From the Show: Secrets of the Hive 

Spring Dance

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dancer At Rest, Hands On Hips, Right Leg Forward

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Garden Path [photomechanical print]

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

29c Rose single

National Postal Museum

Good Friends

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Bearpoppy (Arctomecon merriami)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Wild Pineapple (Tillandsia fasciculata)

Smithsonian American Art Museum




Smithsonian American Art Museum

California Spring Landscape

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Spring Dance I

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dancing in the Sunlight

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Dancing Forms

National Air and Space Museum

Le Tumulte Noir

National Portrait Gallery