Category Archives: Photos

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

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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

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Photos: Infinity Mirrors


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

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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

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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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Museums and the Women’s March


The Women’s March on Washington on January 21, one month ago to this day, was incredible. It was the biggest protest in US history; it spanned cities around the country and countries around the world and all seven continents; more … Continue reading

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A Visit to Gateway to NOAA


I had been meaning to visit Gateway to NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) for a while. Small, nearby, and open only during normal business hours, it seemed like the perfect lunch break activity on a teleworking day. Never did … Continue reading

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