Category Archives: Museum Visits (Other)

Information for the Nation at Union Station


Union Station is a hub of activity: Metro trains, commuter trains, buses, government buildings, restaurants, museums. It is the closest Metro station to Sewall-Belmont House (a Weekly Museum Visit) and my internship at the National Postal Museum. The Supreme Court … Continue reading

Posted in Museum Visits (Other), WMATA | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Giving Context to Words


Earlier this month, the United States commemorated the Fourth of July, a holiday marked by traditions such as fireworks, cookouts, parades, and NPR broadcasting a reading of the Declaration of Independence. This year, NPR added something new to the mix: … Continue reading

Posted in Articles and Books, Museum Visits (Other), Museums and Holidays, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Creek’s Gonna Rise


This month, the Hudson River sloop Clearwater set sail from Croton, New York, bound for Washington, DC, with environmental education and advocacy events planned in DC and along the way. Facing potentially dangerous storms in the Atlantic Ocean, the boat … Continue reading

Posted in Museum Visits (Other) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The DC Region’s Medical History


DC, Maryland, and Virginia have a number of museums that deal with the history of health, medicine, and drugs. Below are examples from each of the three jurisdictions: District of Columbia The building on 7th St. NW in the heart … Continue reading

Posted in Historic Alexandria, Museum Visits (Other), Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Visits to MICA


A friend and I visited art exhibits at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) twice in 2016, each time in a different building. On the first occasion, we did not research in advance what exhibits would be on display, beyond … Continue reading

Posted in Articles and Books, Museum Visits (Other), Museums and Holidays, Photos | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Photos: Infinity Mirrors


A few photos from my immersion in Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at the Hirshhorn.

Posted in Museum Visits (Other), Photos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Throwback Thursday: Sacred Places


In the spirit (hehe) of exploring religious museums and sacred places, below are just a few examples I have visited during travels in years past. Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola in Campo Marzio (Rome, Italy) In summer 2015, one of … Continue reading

Posted in Museum Visits (Other), Photos, Throwback Thursday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment