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Art in Bloom

As my vaccinated self slowly emerges from pandemic hibernation into a reopening world, one project this month has been to photograph all 26 cherry blossom sculptures scattered throughout the DMV as part of Art in Bloom. I have been taking … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Bethesda December

Downtown Bethesda is always full of art, and right now it is also full of holiday decor.

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Sit Down and Rest Ya Feet at Bethesda

The Bethesda Metro station is not near any museum I’ve ever visited, but it is near a lot of other things to do: free festivals throughout the year, art galleries, movie theaters, restaurants that are good for dates and family … Continue reading

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Discover Colombia Through Its Art

Whenever a locality in the DC area produces many identical fiberglass or resin sculptures, commissions artists to use them as their canvases, and puts the finished works in public spaces throughout the area, I feel a strong compulsion to find … Continue reading

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Seven Recent Reads 1/21/14

“Recent Research on Museum Worker Well-Being: Are Museum Professionals Happy?” by Paul Thistle on his Solving Task Saturation for Museum Workers ~ Help for fully loaded camels working in a rain of straws blog discusses research by Andrea Michelbach on full-time … Continue reading

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A Brief Stop at the Textile Museum

The first time I visited the Textile Museum, my primary reason was that I had not been there before (it was Weekly Museum Visit Part I, Week 6). When I visited for a second time, it was to see a … Continue reading

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Takoma Park Art

I am lucky: I like where I live. There’s a public library a few blocks away from my apartment in Takoma DC; my polling place is a block or two past the library. There are street festivals, purple houses, and … Continue reading

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