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Monochromatic Monday: Green

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Throwback Thursday: Museum Advocacy Day

In 2010, I volunteered at, and participated in, the American Alliance of Museums’ Museum Advocacy Day over the course of two days. I spent my first day at the National Building Museum, where I helped set out folders for participants, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: CANstruction

In honor of Giving Tuesday, here is a photo of a CANstruction can sculpture at the National Building Museum in 2014. These cans of food are donated to the Capital Area Food Bank, where I have volunteered a number of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: The BIG Maze

A friend and I had great fun walking this maze in 2014 at the National Building Museum. (And she deserves all the credit for navigating!)

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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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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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Halloween and Dia de los Muertos at the Museum

Happy fall holidays! Halloween Several area museums are hosting Halloween-themed events, including parties and trick-or-treating, and I won’t list them all here. Instead, I want to highlight a few special programs that both celebrate Halloween and reinforce the museum’s mission. … Continue reading

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Washington Post Writer’s Weekly Museum Visits

Washington Post writer Jessica Goldstein has visited a lesser-known area museum each week this summer and written her own weekly museum visits series, sometimes referred to as The Exhibitionist. Week 1: Goldstein visits Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens. (This was … Continue reading

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