Archive for February, 2011

The Trivia Treasure Hunt in the Monastery is now open.

Visit the exhibition “Famous Lovers” (http://slurl.com/secondlife/Monastery/192/117/99). Then find the pots which are hidden in the Monastery. Clic on the pot. A question will appear in the chat. If you give the right answer, you get a nice gift.

Pot for the treasure hunt

Arria Perreault, Curator

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A Love Perfume

The Periodic Table of Videos is a collaboration between the University of Nottingham’s School of Chemistry and video journalist Brady Haran. They initially made videos about all 118 elements. They are also making regular films about other aspects of chemistry and chemistry in the news!

For Valentine’s, the Periodic Table of Videos has released a new perfume: the Mendeleev’s Dream. Look how it is to create a perfume:

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When strangers click

Not far from our current topic at the Monastery. HBO has presented for Valentine a documentary showing the story of five couples. They all have met through the Internet and for one case in Second Life.

When Strangers Click, an HBO documentary


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Famous Lovers

For Valentine’s Day, the Monastery is proud to present a new exhibition about the most famous lovers in history, literature and mythology.

We present 10 couples through paintings that are mostly from the pre-raphaelit style:

  • Antony and Cleopatra
  • Aphrodite and Adonis
  • Lancelot and Guinevere
  • Penelope and Odysseus
  • Orpheus and Eurydice
  • Eros and Psyche
  • Pyrame and Thisbe
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Tristan and Isolde

The 10th couple is a surprise that you will discover in-world.


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