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#wesembodiment Photo Challenge


My congregation is doing a Photo Challenge this month, in which everyone is given the same set of 31 words or phrases (well, 30, because one of them is used twice), one for each day of the month. What you … 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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The Cool Museum


Earlier this month, The Washington Post published a pull-out section listing 91 recommended spots for cooling off amid the summer heat – one for each Metro stop. (Some require a bus ride from the Metro stop. The bus ride itself … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: On the Ceiling


When visiting museums, don’t forget to look up! Do you have a favorite museum ceiling? * June’s blog theme is Learning from Objects: Primary and Secondary Sources.

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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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Suprasensorial


Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s new Suprasensorial exhibit is all about “light, color, and space.” The installations that comprise this exhibit indeed fit this theme: for example, an optical illusion sculpture, and an abstract light fixture that greets visitors ascending … Continue reading

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Washington Post’s Free and Easy: 3/5-11


It’s Women’s History Month! And next weekend is Daylight Savings Time! This week, the Going Out Gurus recommend that you head to Baltimore on Monday 3/5 for art talks at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and to the National … 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 Thanksgiving!


Just a quick post to send T(of)urkey Day wishes! Since my last post about Thanksgiving, I learned of a few other Thanksgiving museum events, hosted by the Hirshhorn, the National Museum of American History, and the National Museum of the … Continue reading

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