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One of the author's daughters experiments with an air tube at the DuPage Children's Museum. Photo courtesy of Molly Blake During the school months, every weekday morning is the same...
Mount Corcoran by Albert Bierstadt, used courtesy of the Corcoran Gallery of Art Mount Corcoran by Albert Bierstadt, used courtesy of the Corcoran Gallery of Art In this week's podcast,...
July 2, 2012 Room 18, east wall. The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia. © 2012 The Barnes Foundation In May, the Barnes Foundation transferred its famed art collection from suburban Merion, Pennsylvania,...
The Art Institute of Chicago. Photo by Photo by Stephanie Himel-Nelson I love Blue Star Museums! This is the third year of the program, but I’m still constantly amazed at...
A hair-raising experience. Photo courtesy of ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum At the ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum in Ashland, Oregon, science isn't just an academic subject that you learn about in school: it's...
The estate. Photo courtesy of Castle in the Clouds Most museums you’ll visit this year will have a sleek design, an eye-catching display, and some wonderful art. At the Castle...
Photo by Kathy Kling I wanted to share a great way for your family to spend time together this summer with little to no cost. Being a military family, money...
Roy Lichtenstein, American (1923-1997). Oh, Jeff...I Love You, Too...But… , 1964. Oil and Magna on canvas. 121.9 x 121.9 cm (48 x 48 in). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Collection...
Text and photos by Carrie Masini Yesterday was rainy, and when we woke up this morning, it was still raining. I didn't want to spend another summer day inside the...
The Chinese American Museum in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of flickr user channone The story of L.A.’s Chinese-American community is not a simple one to tell. To start from the...

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