Monthly Archives: April 2015

Baltimore Museums Respond


This will not be a post about police brutality or riots or whether these are the proper terms for the heartbreaking events that have happened not too far north of me (and, for that matter, all over the country). That … Continue reading

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Pause on the Path More at Grosvenor-Strathmore


Earlier this month was Slow Art Day: the day when participating museums choose five pieces of art that participating visitors will look at slowly – for five to ten minutes – and then discuss with other visitors over lunch. Some … Continue reading

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Valerie Tripp at the Bethesda Literary Festival


Last weekend Bethesda, Maryland (whose Metro stop with the same name I blogged about several weeks ago) held its 16th annual Bethesda Literary Festival, an event that takes place from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon during one weekend in April … Continue reading

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Peeps in the Museums Roundup


Among this year’s entries in the Washington Post’s Peeps diorama contest are the usual references to current events, celebrities, and cultural trends: the Keystone “Peepline” and the measles outbreak at Disneyland, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry, the Ice Bucket Challenge … Continue reading

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