Monthly Archives: January 2013

Week 13: District Architecture Center


SIGAL Gallery Mission: The SIGAL Gallery in the District Architecture Center (DAC) serves as one of three leading venues in the District of Columbia dedicated to the celebration of architecture and the built environment. The SIGAL Gallery presents exhibitions that … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: Washington Monument


I wrote about the Washington Monument earlier this month. Here are some pictures. * January’s blog theme is Communication Is Architecture.

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Week 12: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station


Museum mission: Comprised of the oldest and most comprehensive collection of railroad history in the Western Hemisphere, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, Inc. is a unique cultural and educational asset for the city and the region. An unparalleled roster … Continue reading

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If Towers Could Talk


When I decided to dedicate a month to museum architecture, I began listing the architecturally interesting museums and landmarks I have visited in my lifetime. There are many here in DC; others I have seen in travels to different states … Continue reading

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Week 11: Arts Club of Washington


Non-profit mission: The mission of the Arts Club of Washington is to generate public appreciation for and participation in the arts in the Nation’s capital, through ongoing educational programs that include seminars, literary events, art exhibitions and musical and theatrical … Continue reading

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Week 10: Washington Masonic Memorial


Museum vision: “To inspire humanity through education to emulate and promote the virtues, character and vision of George Washington, the Man, the Mason and Father of our Country.” Week 7’s museum was Mount Vernon, so I recently learned a lot, … Continue reading

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Week 9: Franciscan Monastery


Excerpt from the Mission Statement: 800 years ago, the Roman Catholic Church entrusted the guardianship of the Holy Land and other shrines of the Christian religion to the Order of St. Francis. This work has grown to include support of … Continue reading

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