Monthly Archives: January 2011

Interesting Article and Discussion


…about the to-be-built National Museum of African American History and Culture. Advertisements

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Week 26: Sixth and I Historic Synagogue


Last night, I visited Sixth and I Historic Synaogogue; I was reassured by a friend that this should count as a museum visit because it “is both a historic house (of worship) and a present-day arts venue.”  I suspected as … Continue reading

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Childhood Museum Visits


John Falk and Lynn Dierking have found that childhood museum visits are one of the best predictors of whether an individual will visit museums as an adult.  I think I did not fully fall in love with museums until I … Continue reading

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Duncan’s Museum/Park Visits


I have recently been writing about such bleak topics as war and the assassination of presidents, so here is a post about the world’s happiest topic: human’s best friend! Anyone who knows me personally knows about Duncan.  As a dog, … Continue reading

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Weekly Museum Visits in 2010 (Weeks 1-22)


And here is a list of my weekly visits to new museums in 2010. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens American University Museum Art Museum of the Americas National Museum of Women in the Arts Folger Shakespeare Library Textile Museum Sumner School Cylburn … Continue reading

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Weekly Museum Visits in 2011 (Weeks 23 and 24)


(There will be one more post briefly listing everywhere I went for Weeks 1-22, in 2010.) For Week 23, I went to the Koshland Science Museum. I first attempted to go on a Thursday, but when I arrived, the people … Continue reading

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Week 25: Ford’s Theatre


Alas, I did not have the foresight to start this blog with Week 1, back in July 2010, but I will try to bring the blog up to date in separate posts. Like so many others, I am fascinated by … Continue reading

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