By Gemma Cleanslate
Visiting the Galaxy is always fun since there are always events taking place somewhere on the ship , or fun games to play, or exercise, or a visit to the Port of call which at this time is Dublin. Check out the events at the blog http://ssgalaxynews.blogspot.
I went over to the three sim ship to check out the latest art exhibits taking place on board. My visit to the International Gallery in the Aft part of the ship was a walk through a display of lithographic prints placed by Nicolo Anthony, of Second Life New England, and a real-life art curator. There are many pieces I have seen before in real life. Currier and Ives works were very popular back in the victorian times for household decoration. http://maps.secondlife.com/
After that I made a stop in the Nova Straaf Gallery midship where several artists are displaying their art in various mediums. In one corner is a splash of color, and in the other subtle beauty so you get to see many techniques in one place. http://maps.secondlife.
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My last stop was at the Ransome Gallery in the forward part of the ship which winds around the entire 2nd deck there. This is a holiday showing . There are lovely photographs from various sims in sl, one of the lighthouse I visited last week, and another from LEA of the Portuguese castle that I recognized. One wall is covered with various vintage holiday greetings, very sweet. Just walk along the deck to see all the pieces. I found several interesting 3d creations by my friend Neeks Karu against the other wall. http://maps.secondlife.com/
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There are pieces from these artists in both galleries: Blaize Batra, Fuschia Nightfire, Moeuhane Sandalwood, Sanspareil London, Antenna Rae, Asmita Duranjaya, Burk Bode, Em Larsso, Moeuhane Sandalwood, Neeks Karu “ you are certain to find something that speaks to you and have a wonderful time looking as well.” There are always exhibits at these galleries to view and also along the deck walls all over the ship so take a long walk while you are there.