Monthly Archives: May 2012

Favorite Museum Photographs: Friends in Arboretums


Or is it friends in arboreta? Either way, thank you to the ladies who accompanied me to Cylburn Arboretum in Maryland and the United States National Arboretum in DC. Advertisements

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Blog Updates


First of all, congratulations to the Towson University class of 2012, and especially to my sister Emma who earned her Master of Arts in Teaching yesterday! Emma specializes in middle school and high school social studies, and she throws herself … Continue reading

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Weekly Museum Visits Part II: A Googlemap of Where I Went


A Googlemap showing the 21 places I went during Weekly Museum Visits Part II  

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Fictional Musetech


I recently mentioned that I have been rereading some of my favorite novels for young people. Philip Pullman’s The Subtle Knife contains a short scene in a museum, in which the protagonist uses what could perhaps be considered a fictional, … Continue reading

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Occasionally Free


In 2007, Gypsy McFelter asks in Museum News magazine (the American Association of Museums publication now known as Museum), “Is there a middle ground between free admission and a standard entrance fee [to museums]?” The article focuses on art museums … Continue reading

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