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Mara Kurlandsky

  • What I do, where I work

  • Currently a Museum Studies grad student at George Washington University and moonlighting as a cake decorator on the side

Positions

  • Vistor Services and Membership Coordinator at Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

  • Visual Archives Intern at Diaspora Museum of Tel Aviv

  • Content Developer at Omanoot: Israel through Art

  • State of Deception:The Power of Nazi Propaganda

    State of Deception:The Power of Nazi Propaganda

    Review

    by Mara Kurlandsky Published March 04 2011

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is showing an exhibition that highlights the power of words and images to rally a nation behind evil acts. Utilizing a diverse array of multimedia and hundreds of artifacts, State of Deception: The Power of...

  • Our Peoples and Our Lives

    Our Peoples and Our Lives

    Review

    by Mara Kurlandsky Published March 04 2011

    Many people have written many negative reviews of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and there are certainly aspects to critique. However, the mere fact that the museum was established, funded and built on such an important piece of real...

  • Exploring the Early Americas

    Exploring the Early Americas

    Review

    by Mara Kurlandsky Published March 04 2011

    Most potential visitors to the Library of Congress probably imagine it to be a stuffy, staid place filled with high stacks of ancient tomes and the hushes of equally ancient librarians. Well, parts of it are like that. But the Library also has several...

  • Exploring the Universe

    Exploring the Universe

    Review

    by Mara Kurlandsky Published February 28 2011

    On a recent lovely Saturday, I went down to the National Air and Space Museum to check out what sorts of hands-on activities were in their exhibitions. I wandered around a bit and then discovered to my delight a cell-phone tour on offer in the Explore...