Tag Archives: Easter

Peeps in the Museums Roundup


Among this year’s entries in the Washington Post’s Peeps diorama contest are the usual references to current events, celebrities, and cultural trends: the Keystone “Peepline” and the measles outbreak at Disneyland, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry, the Ice Bucket Challenge … Continue reading

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Museum Peeps


The Washington Post’s annual Peeps diorama contest inevitably contains entries reflecting current events and pop culture from the past year (see, for example, this year’s collection of Miley Cyrus-themed works, in addition to references to Edward Snowden, the Sochi Olympics, … Continue reading

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Recent Museum Visits: Nature versus the Unnatural


I recently visited two sites in the DC area: the Mount Rainier Nature Center and the National Museum of Unnatural History. Both use elements of a natural history museum on a small scale – one to depict real science, and … Continue reading

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Two Hillwood Visits and a Rally


I first visited Hillwood on their annual Gay Day festival in fall 2010. It was Weekly Museum Visits Part 1, Week 10 – relatively early in the Weekly Museum Visits project. While many of my Weekly Museum Visits were on … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!


“Christmas at the museum” means model trains, caroling in the atrium, seasonal decorations at historic houses, and spectacular light displays in zoos and gardens. “Easter at the museum” celebrations are much less frequent. A few DC sites have taken advantage … Continue reading

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