Category Archives: National Postal Museum

Museum Education Students’ Museum Field Trips: Third Semester


Most of spring 2010 was spent at the National Postal Museum (NPM). I interned there four days a week, working on a unit called Heroes on Stamps to be used in after-school programs (and falling in love with the museum’s … Continue reading

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Siteseeing: Visiting Museum Exhibits Online


A dear friend of mine is the new mother of an adorable baby boy. Now that she has lots of time at home, she asked that I write a blog post about online museum experiences, ways to visit exhibits from … Continue reading

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Black History Month


The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, is slated to open in 2015. This museum will have the responsibility not of being the first or only site to address black history, for there … Continue reading

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Challenges in Interpreting Challenger


I was three years old on January 28, 1986, when the Challenger disaster occurred; I have no personal where-were-you-when memories of the event. Years later, someone told me that everyone who worked at NASA knew that the seven astronauts would … Continue reading

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Hanging Out at Hirshhorn’s ARTLAB +


The first morning of my spring semester internship at the National Postal Museum, in January 2010, I was whisked off along with my supervisor to a meeting about a possible pair of digital learning centers to be built at two … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!


I wanted to do a second post looking back on 2011, and in doing so, wish my readers a Happy 2012. Since my 12/26/11 “Happy Holidays” post, I have found a few more pages I’d like to share, as well … Continue reading

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2010 National Postal Museum Internship


An online exhibit and a post in the National Postal Museum’s blog, both written by me about the Heroes on Stamps unit for after-school programs that served as the main project of my internship, are now online.

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