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Favorite Museum Photos: Duncan Camping!


These images are photos of Duncan camping at Deep Creek Lake State Park. * September’s blog theme is Museums Gone to the Dogs.

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Dog-Friendly Parks


Amid some stress in life, I need a blog theme this month that is happy, calming, inspiring, and lovable. And what fits that description better than dogs? Indoor museums are geared toward their human visitors, but many parks allow humans … Continue reading

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What counts as a museum?


You cannot set out with a goal to visit a new museum every single week without giving consideration to what, exactly, counts as a museum. This question is one I have explored in other posts, and as I plan for … Continue reading

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Museum Education Students’ Museum Field Trips: Second Semester


In fall 2009, I had a two-day-per-week internship paired with a weekly seminar on learning theory, as well as two other courses: Museum Audiences and American Folklife. The internship consisted of spending 16 hours a week immersing myself in a … Continue reading

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Duncan’s Birthday Swim at Patapsco Valley State Park – Daniels Area


Today, I visited a state park with my father, sister, and dog; the occasion was Duncan’s having turned ten years old on Thursday, June 7! Our activities, of course, focused completely on Duncan’s tastes: throwing sticks into the water for … Continue reading

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Back at Last


It all started on a Thursday. It was my day off, and I was excited to participate in a Twitter chat about museums and social media. The chat was scheduled to begin at 12 pm. A little after 12, no … Continue reading

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Tiny Libraries, Tiny Parks… Tiny Museums?


Temporary green spaces, the size of a parking space. Whimsical mailbox-sized structures holding a few dozen books. When I read about “parkmobiles”, and later, about little libraries, I had a similar reaction to each. I thought, I hope these little … Continue reading

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