Tag Archives: United States Botanic Garden

Photo of the Day: Holiday Season!

To kick off the holiday season, here is a photo I took of the trees at the United States Botanic Garden, with the US Capitol in the background, in 2008.

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Thanksgiving at the Museum?

In its Weekend section, the Washington Post has published a list of holiday-themed activities to do every day from November 27 (the day before Thanksgiving) to December 26 (the day after Christmas). These activities include several museums and similar sites: … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: Bugs!

Some six-legged creatures found on museum grounds: * October’s blog theme is Children and Museums.

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The Magic of Children’s Gardens

Are gardens magical places? Certainly gardens can be whimsical and imaginative, especially when they are designed with children in mind. My visit to Brookside Gardens (a Weekly Museum Visit in 2010) included a stop at the Children’s Garden, described on … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: Flowers

Flowers are among my most favorite things to photograph. * August’s blog theme is Museum Categories.

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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 3/12-18

Happy Pi(e) Day! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Happy everything! This week’s recommended free events include an orchid tour and a Japanese tea party at the United States Botanic Garden on Sunday, 3/18. The event is geared toward kids ages 5 … Continue reading

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