Category Archives: Museum Visits (Other)

Stations of the Cross D.C. 2017


As I visited the Stations of the Cross D.C. 2017 exhibit, I kept returning to the question, “Who is this for?” Initially, this question was mostly logistical, as I tried to visit not just museums and outdoor installations, but also … Continue reading

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Latin American Museums in Washington, DC


First I want to share that I made a false statement when I said in a recent blog post that I plan to visit the new National Museum of African American History and Culture this month. Given how popular it … Continue reading

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Lilycove at Shady Grove


Lilycove is not actually a real place anywhere near the Shady Grove Metro. Lilycove is a fictional city (with an art museum called the Lilycove Museum) in the imaginary world of Pokémon. The imaginary world of Pokémon, meanwhile, has recently … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Baltimore Basilica


At work yesterday afternoon, we were spontaneously given today (New Year’s Eve) off as a holiday. Hooray! So I took an excursion to Baltimore. I did not succeed in visiting anything only open on weekdays, but I did visit the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Pinecones in Italy


Two pinecone sculptures in Italy: one outside the Vatican, one in the form of a water fountain near the Capitoline Museums.

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Photo of the Day: Montecassino Nativities


An abbey that was bombed during World War II, Montecassino nowadays can be explored with a tour guide, with museum exhibits including a room full of depictions of the Christmas story.

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Photo of the Day: Nativities in Capitoline Museums


More depictions of the Nativity/Madonna and Child seen in Rome.

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