Monthly Archives: January 2012

Washington Post’s Free and Easy


This week’s Free and Easy list includes one museum event, at the National Portrait Gallery on Saturday, February 4. And this week I’d like to wish everyone a happy Puppy Bowl Sunday! Please party safely.

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Ends and Beginnings


It is time for Weekly Museum Visits Part Two to come to an end. I am about to begin a second part-time job as a Museum Aide and Program Aide at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, Historic Alexandria History … Continue reading

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Hanging Out at Hirshhorn’s ARTLAB +


The first morning of my spring semester internship at the National Postal Museum, in January 2010, I was whisked off along with my supervisor to a meeting about a possible pair of digital learning centers to be built at two … Continue reading

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Week 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial


Memorial project mission: To commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by leading a collaborative funding, design, and construction process in the creation of a memorial to honor his national and international contributions to world peace … Continue reading

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Week 20: Meridian International Center


From the exhibit flier: Meridian International Center’s mission is to strengthen international understanding and serve as a center of innovation for engaging the public sector, private sector and diplomatic community in an exchange of people, ideas and culture. Meridian’s website … Continue reading

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Laura’s Family Visits the Newseum


During the week between Christmas and New Year’s, my parents, sister, and uncle came to the Newseum. (I was working that day and I had the pleasure of checking their coats.) They spent several hours at the Newseum and, as … Continue reading

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Week 19: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception


Mission: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, a Catholic church dedicated to the patroness of our nation, is a place of worship, pilgrimage, evangelization and reconciliation. It offers visitors the occasion for a deepening conversion, a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!


I wanted to do a second post looking back on 2011, and in doing so, wish my readers a Happy 2012. Since my 12/26/11 “Happy Holidays” post, I have found a few more pages I’d like to share, as well … Continue reading

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Week 18: Pope John Paul II Cultural Center


From the website: The Pope John Paul II Cultural Foundation is dedicated to promoting the living legacy of Pope John Paul II. Established by Cardinal Adam Maida in 1989, the Foundation has been located at the 130,000-square foot Cultural Center … Continue reading

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