Tag Archives: National Museum of the American Indian

Photo of the Day: Dia de los Muertos


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Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports Symposium at NMAI


Is a museum a forum or a temple? asked Brooklyn Museum director Duncan Cameron in 1971.  Many museums tell stories of historic struggles for equality. There are significant victories that museums highlight: the abolition of slavery in the United States, … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: Bugs!


Some six-legged creatures found on museum grounds: * October’s blog theme is Children and Museums.

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Museum Education Students’ Museum Field Trips: Third Semester


Most of spring 2010 was spent at the National Postal Museum (NPM). I interned there four days a week, working on a unit called Heroes on Stamps to be used in after-school programs (and falling in love with the museum’s … Continue reading

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Washington Posts’s Free and Easy 2/6-12


The Going Out Gurus recommend three free museum events this week: a film about Picasso at the National Gallery of Art on Wednesday 2/8, a Charlie Chaplin film in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Kogod Courtyard on Thursday 2/9, and … 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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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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