Tag Archives: Smithsonian American Art Museum

Games and Excitement at White Flint


It is actually somewhat difficult to find something to say about things to do near the White Flint Metro Station, since it seems that most of the few reasons I have ever gone there have disappeared. There used to be … 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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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: 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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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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