Author Archives: Laura

About Laura

Paralegal with Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education, frequent museum visitor, based in Washington, DC. I care about what museums can do, both in terms of public offerings and internal practices, to make the world a better place. I blog about museum education ("informed"), the social work of museums ("humane"), and visitor experience ("citizenry").

A Merry Jaunt at Glenmont


Glenmont is the eastern terminus of its line, where the terrain becomes increasingly suburban and commuters park their cars in order to take the train to work. It’s also the Metro station I used in order to take a long … Continue reading

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Art in Bloom


As my vaccinated self slowly emerges from pandemic hibernation into a reopening world, one project this month has been to photograph all 26 cherry blossom sculptures scattered throughout the DMV as part of Art in Bloom. I have been taking … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Monday: Purple


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Monochromatic Monday: Brown


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Happy Presidents Day!


Some presidential images from past museum visits and jobs.

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No words…


I don’t even know (yet) what to say about the surreal domestic terrorist attack on the United States Capitol today. Years ago (including the early years of this blog), I worked there, and one of the positions I had involved … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Monday: Pink


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Happy holidays 2020


Here are some photos from holidays past, when going places and doing things and visiting museums and attending events and gathering with loved ones were possible: And here is my artistic rendition of Christmas 2020:

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Monochromatic Monday: Yellow


I have a lot on my mind but no cohesion to it at the moment. So here are some sunny pictures!

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Monochromatic Monday: Green


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