Tag Archives: National Postal Museum

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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Siteseeing: Visiting Museum Exhibits Online


A dear friend of mine is the new mother of an adorable baby boy. Now that she has lots of time at home, she asked that I write a blog post about online museum experiences, ways to visit exhibits from … Continue reading

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Challenges in Interpreting Challenger


I was three years old on January 28, 1986, when the Challenger disaster occurred; I have no personal where-were-you-when memories of the event. Years later, someone told me that everyone who worked at NASA knew that the seven astronauts would … 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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2010 National Postal Museum Internship


An online exhibit and a post in the National Postal Museum’s blog, both written by me about the Heroes on Stamps unit for after-school programs that served as the main project of my internship, are now online.

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Remaining Stamptues


My temporary position at the Capitol Visitor Center has ended (I will write more about what I learned at the CVC, and what adventures will come next, in a later post). My projects of finding and photographing the 100 statues … Continue reading

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Stamptuary Hall: Daniel Webster


Art honoring Daniel Webster can be found in the Capitol beyond just his statue (from New Hampshire, located in Statuary Hall), and for good reason. He served as a Representative and a Senator, and he argued on behalf of Dartmouth … Continue reading

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