Tag Archives: Freer/Sackler

People of the Coloring Book


Last year, a dear friend of mine bought me a coloring book for adults. We worked on the first page of it together, but since then I had not set out to finish it, and have left most of the … Continue reading

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Museum Objects Celebrating Religious Freedom


You know those “Coexist” bumper stickers? They are objects of our time, but the idea is an old (and woefully under-realized) one. Yesterday I visited the Sackler Gallery, so that I could gawk like a fangirl at the Cyrus Cylinder, … Continue reading

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Museum Education Students’ Museum Field Trips: Fourth Semester


Two courses completed my final semester of graduate school at GWU: Proposal Writing and Museum Evaluation. This time, our cohort of 15 divided into two groups, and each group wrote a grant proposal and conducted an evaluation study for local … Continue reading

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Museum Education Students’ Museum Field Trips: First Semester


Museum education students spend a lot of time thinking about museum field trips – typically, the visits undertaken by busloads of schoolchildren. But what about the museum education students themselves? In the Museum Education Program at George Washington University, we … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Festival


We are experiencing the end of the time of year that Washington, DC loves to hate: when tourists stand on the left of escalators and pollen saturates the air. But do we really hate the Cherry Blossom Festival? Can we … Continue reading

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Washington Post’s Free and Easy 3/19-25


The Cherry Blossom Festival officially starts this week, and the Washington Post’s recommended free event for Saturday, 3/24 is a day of related activities at the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Other recommended museum events are the opening of a new … Continue reading

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Washington Post’s Free and Easy 2/20-26


Happy Presidents’ Day and Mardi Gras! Free events this week include a Persian harp performance at the Freer Gallery on Wednesday 2/22, a movie screening at the National Archives on Friday 2/24, an information session on Civil War reenactment at … Continue reading

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