Detail: Laquita Thomson (American, born 1947), November 30, 1954, 1990, from the series Celestial Happenings–Stars Fell on Alabama, color lithograph on paper, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Association Purchase, 19188.8.131.52a-d
Each week we will share a new puzzle featuring an artwork from the Museum’s collection. Whether a solo personal challenge or joint family effort, we make it easy for you to get started solving—simply play on your computer, smartphone, or tablet.
This week’s puzzle is Laquita Thomson’s 1990 work November 30, 1954, which depicts the Hodges or Sylacauga meteorite. This was the first documented case of a human being injured by a meteorite when it hit Ann Hodges after breaking through the roof of her home outside Sylacauga, Alabama, on November 30, 1954.
How to Play
Click with a mouse or drag with your finger the digital puzzle pieces into place. Correct alignments will snap together.
On the Bottom Left
- Image icon – click to see the work you are putting together
- Ghost icon – click to see an opaque image of the work on the puzzle board
- Dotted Square icon – click to arrange or disarrange the puzzle pieces
- Three Dots icon – click to select to restart the puzzle, change your background color, adjust settings, or get help
On the Bottom Right
- Puzzle icon – click to play on Jigsaw Planet
- Window icon – click to play in full-screen mode
How to Rotate Pieces (Extreme)
Mouse + Keyboard
Move the mouse wheel up (left rotation) or down (right rotation).
Or, press the left (left rotation) or right (right rotation) arrow key.
Tap on the piece and then tap on the appeared left or right rotation icon.