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Henry’s Museum Day

Henry and his Algonquin classmates are taken to the museum for an edifying cultural experience just before┬áThanksgiving, and they’re about as appreciative as you might expect a group of restless young men to be.

There’s a shoving match over the prime viewing space in front of a painting of Ariadne. It’s an actual painting that would have been on view in 1900, and it was painted by Asher Brown Durand.

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Ariadne @ Metropolitan Museum of Art

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