Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy Holidays!


Whatever holiday(s) you celebrate, I hope you are finding them happy and full of meaning! This year, I celebrated Saint Nicholas Day and Christmas with my family, and I will celebrate New Year’s with friends. Yesterday, my family opened gifts … Continue reading

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Week 17: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Visitors Center


Mission of future museum: The mission of the National Law Enforcement Museum is to tell the story of American law enforcement through exhibits, collections, research and education. The Museum dynamically engages the broadest possible audience in this story in an … Continue reading

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Holiday Favorites


Using my Facebook statuses, I have spent the past week or two asking friends their favorite museums, parks, and historic sites for various holiday activities. The very unscientific results follow. For seeing Nativity scenes… The visitor center at the Mormon … Continue reading

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Week 16: Homewood Museum


From the Johns Hopkins University Museums’ website: As teaching museums of a world-renowned university, the Johns Hopkins University Museums contribute to the advancement of scholarship and museum practice by helping to train future art historians, historic preservationists, and museum professionals. … Continue reading

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Week 15: Heurich House Museum


From the website: A Washington, D.C. hidden gem, the Heurich House Museum is one of the most intact Victorian houses in the country, and a Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. The docent who led me on a tour … Continue reading

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Museum Theater at National Museum of Women in the Arts


Last evening I was fortunate enough to see a performance of museum theater at the National Museum of Women in the Arts along with other members of the DC Emerging Museum Professionals network. The evening consisted of three short plays, … Continue reading

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Week 14: Woodrow Wilson House


From the website: The Woodrow Wilson House is a national historic landmark and house museum that focuses on President Woodrow Wilson’s “Washington Years (1912-1924)”. The museum promotes a greater awareness of Wilson’s public life and ideals for future generations through … Continue reading

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