This is the Mona Lisa, which is one of the worlds most famous paintings. It was painted by Leonardo da Vinci during the Italian Renaissance (sometime between 1503-1506)

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Peruzzi Altarpiece/ Giotto, to be shown in th eFlorence at the Dawn of the Renaissance exhibition at the Getty beginning Nov. 13, 2012.

Sigils have been used for thousands of years and were originally used for magic and making something official. Sigils became very popular in the renaissance periods for people who practiced the art...

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COSTUME D.I.Y.: Not sure how to get decked out for our Renaissance Ball on Friday, November 15? Check out these instructions to make a fast and easy D.I.Y. Renaissance-style Ruff, using a stapler, hole punch, scissors, ribbon and coffee filters! You can download a PDF of the instructions at

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