Category Archives: Donations

A new look at the old Villa Perdicaris for #MuseumWeek #ZoomMW

Today’s Museum Week challenge asks us to zoom in on a particular item in our collection. Over the past few weeks we have had several visitors with a keen interest in seeing Villa Perdicaris in its old splendor. There was … Continue reading

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The First Farewell

Going off with gospel, in style – the Legation farewell to Marie Hélène and Jerry Loftus.
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The Coney Island of Culture

The Legation was transformed last Saturday for an evening of fun – and fundraising.
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Paul Bowles and His Synthesizer

The Tangier Renaissance man – composer, novelist, ethnomusicologist – received a synthesizer from his friends in 1992, and, in his eighties, proceeded to compose music. Now the machine is on display.
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The Chickasaw Princess of Tangier

The true story of a beautiful American model, stranded in Tangier, saved by two Swiss gentlemen who returned her to her tribal home as a Chickasaw princess.
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Lobby for the Legation Day

However you do it, be sure to advocate for museums, and especially, lobby for the Legation (from your computer!).
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Calling All QR Readers

Help bring our museum closer to the 21st century: test our QR app, and let us know what you find!
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Wish List Brings Results

Christmas came in January, when we opened boxes from our first Amazon Wish List book orders.
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Mrs. Malt’s Doors

An American friend of the Legation helps restore a set of hand-carved cedar doors.
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Paint the Legation

 Peindre la Légation It all started with this observation: the art collection at the Legation Museum barely had any images of the Legation building itself. The Tangier American Legation, given to the United States by Morocco's Sultan Moulay Slimane in … Continue reading

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