This Week in Miniatures

Welcome to the latest WEEkly round up of the latest news and reports from the MiniWorld! Photo: @tinkysonntag

Miniature Book Brought to Full Scale!

An original story printed in a miniature book created for the Queen Mary's Dollhouse was published (in full size!) for the first time since it was written 90 years ago. The book, A Note of Explanation was authored by Vita Sackville-West, best known as the lover of Virginia Woolf.

The Science of The Seduction of Miniatures

A pop-up exhibition from The Institute of Cute, a new organization dedicated to "creating art shows which educate and entertain" recently showcased in North Carolina. Follow them on Twitter for the latest developments on their programs.

Philadelphia Flower Show Miniatures

Author, educator and artist Louise Krasniewicz shares her perspective here about the miniatures exhibition at the 2018 The Philadelphia Flower Show. (Photo: The Old Mill Stream by Nancy Grube).

Vintage Miniature Mystery

We had a BLAST with our social media followers and asked folks to weigh in and guess what the vintage miniature above might's a Mangler! (clothing wringer).

Loose Ends:

> IBM "plays" with scale to promote their new shipping technology in this television spot.

> A behind the scenes look at the opening of the latest Nix + Gerber Studio show EMPIRE at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago.

> Street Art goes SMALL down under as artist Liz Sonntag (@Tinkyville) sets up tiny scenes along the streets of Melbourne.

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