Tag Archives: National Portrait Gallery

Trump’s Museum Visits?


Remember that moment in Chapter 29 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in which Neville is talking to Harry, Hermione, and Ron, filling them in on what they have missed at Hogwarts during their adventures searching for hallows and … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber’s Museum Visit


Teen pop star/heartthrob Justin Bieber recently visited the Anne Frank House – the building where Frank hid during World War II and kept a diary, now turned into a museum – and left this bit of profundity in the guest … Continue reading

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Museum Madness


Happy March Madness! It’s true, I barely know what that is. But the DC chapter of Emerging Museum Professionals created an alternative, Museum Madness, which involves visiting eight museum exhibits, filling out a bracket, and voting on our favorites. My … Continue reading

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Imagination, Memory, and Reason


When I first read about Thomas Jefferson’s Library at the National Book Festival last year, I learned that he categorized his book collection into three main sections: Imagination, Memory, and Reason. I understood the three sections to correspond to art, … Continue reading

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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 Post’s Free and Easy 2/27-3/4


Happy Leap Week! This week’s recommended free events include a movie screening at the National Portrait Gallery on Wednesday 2/29, stargazing at the National Air and Space Museum on Saturday 3/3, and a piano concert at the National Gallery of … Continue reading

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Washington Post’s Free and Easy


This week’s Free and Easy list includes one museum event, at the National Portrait Gallery on Saturday, February 4. And this week I’d like to wish everyone a happy Puppy Bowl Sunday! Please party safely.

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