Tag Archives: Washington National Cathedral

Stations of the Cross D.C. 2017


As I visited the Stations of the Cross D.C. 2017 exhibit, I kept returning to the question, “Who is this for?” Initially, this question was mostly logistical, as I tried to visit not just museums and outdoor installations, but also … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Coloring page from Celtic Designs Artist’s Coloring Book, sold at the Washington National Cathedral Gift Shop.  

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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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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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Bishop’s Garden at Washington National Cathedral


In The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown describes Washington National Cathedral as “a refuge in Rome, north of the Tiber, which contains ten stones from Mount Sinai, one from heaven itself, and one with the visage of Luke’s dark father.” It … Continue reading

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Robert Langdon, Museum Educator?


Warning: Some Spoilers. For a few days this past week, I put real life on hold as I spent every free moment reading The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown. I had been curious to learn what story Brown would weave … Continue reading

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Museums, in Peeps Form


Happy Easter! In honor of Easter, here are some Peeps dioramas in which the little marshmallow bunnies visit museums, monuments, and other historic and cultural sites. They hail from the Washington Post’s Peeps diorama contests over the years. Be aware … Continue reading

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