Category Archives: Weekly Museum Visits Part II

Week 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial


Memorial project mission: To commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by leading a collaborative funding, design, and construction process in the creation of a memorial to honor his national and international contributions to world peace … Continue reading

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Week 20: Meridian International Center


From the exhibit flier: Meridian International Center’s mission is to strengthen international understanding and serve as a center of innovation for engaging the public sector, private sector and diplomatic community in an exchange of people, ideas and culture. Meridian’s website … Continue reading

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Week 19: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception


Mission: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, a Catholic church dedicated to the patroness of our nation, is a place of worship, pilgrimage, evangelization and reconciliation. It offers visitors the occasion for a deepening conversion, a … 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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Week 18: Pope John Paul II Cultural Center


From the website: The Pope John Paul II Cultural Foundation is dedicated to promoting the living legacy of Pope John Paul II. Established by Cardinal Adam Maida in 1989, the Foundation has been located at the 130,000-square foot Cultural Center … Continue reading

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Week 17: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Visitors Center


Mission of future museum: The mission of the National Law Enforcement Museum is to tell the story of American law enforcement through exhibits, collections, research and education. The Museum dynamically engages the broadest possible audience in this story in an … Continue reading

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Week 16: Homewood Museum


From the Johns Hopkins University Museums’ website: As teaching museums of a world-renowned university, the Johns Hopkins University Museums contribute to the advancement of scholarship and museum practice by helping to train future art historians, historic preservationists, and museum professionals. … Continue reading

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