Monthly Archives: April 2014

Museum Peeps

The Washington Post’s annual Peeps diorama contest inevitably contains entries reflecting current events and pop culture from the past year (see, for example, this year’s collection of Miley Cyrus-themed works, in addition to references to Edward Snowden, the Sochi Olympics, … Continue reading

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Recent Museum Visits: Nature versus the Unnatural

I recently visited two sites in the DC area: the Mount Rainier Nature Center and the National Museum of Unnatural History. Both use elements of a natural history museum on a small scale – one to depict real science, and … Continue reading

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