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  1. State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

    State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

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    by Hannah Hamill Published February 15 2010

    It’s been a while since my last visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), so I decided to come back for a visit to their year-old temporary exhibition "State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda." This exhibition balances...

  2. Time Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century

    Time Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century

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    by Maura Nelson Published February 15 2010

    During a recent trip to New Mexico, my travelling group happened upon the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History. Having some free time, we decided to stop in for a visit. While all the exhibits were beautifully presented, the current exhibition "Time...

  3. Luce Foundation Center for American Art

    Luce Foundation Center for American Art

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    by Sharleen Eusebio Published February 15 2010

    This weekend, I spent some time at the Luce Foundation Center for American Art to take a gander at what they have to offer. I hadn’t been to the Luce Center before and I do not have a strong background in American Art. In this way, I feel myself to...

  4. SAAM

    SAAM

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    by Garwin Zamora Published February 16 2010

    Exhibit Review I went to Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) to explore the integration of in-gallery technology. As I walked around I could not find technology beyond the regular elevators, automated doors, lighting and atmosphere control...

  5. Directions: John Gerrard

    Directions: John Gerrard

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    by Jennifer Paper Published February 16 2010

    As the snow started to fall, a snowfall that would accumulate to historic proportions here in Washington, DC, I took a detour on my route home from work to visit the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. What better way to welcome the...

  6. The Luce Foundation Center for American Art

    The Luce Foundation Center for American Art

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    by Sarah Wohlstadter Published February 16 2010

    Discovering the Luce Foundation Center for Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum was an art novice’s dream! As someone with a science background, I found the form in which the art was displayed, as open storage, was very approachable. I was...

  7. Ford's Theatre Museum

    Ford's Theatre Museum

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    by Jackie Wright Published February 16 2010

    I journeyed into Washington, DC on a quiet Sunday morning in February following one of the largest snow storms the region has experienced in years to explore a space that has stood the test of time. Ford’s Theatre, located on 10th Street NW near the...

  8. Technology in Transition:  Technology at the National Postal Museum

    Technology in Transition: Technology at the National Postal Museum

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    by Megan Keller Published February 16 2010

    The National Postal Museum had been on my list of museums to visit since I first moved to DC in fall of 2008. The subject matter is not something I would be immediately drawn to, so I was interested to see how technology could make this subject more...

  9. The Briefing Room

    The Briefing Room

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    by Agustin Baldioli Published February 17 2010

    There are few museums that depend as heavily on technology to engage, enhance, expand, and extend the visitor experience than the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. The International Spy Museum is bursting with audiovisual effects, e.g.,...

  10. America by Air

    America by Air

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    by Sara Eagin Published February 17 2010

    One of the newest exhibits at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum is “America by Air” a large permanent exhibit about the history of air travel in America. I have seen the exhibit several times, but for this visit I went...

  11. Poe Museum

    Poe Museum

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    by Amanda Page Published February 17 2010

    During a weekend trip to Richmond, I decided to visit the Poe Museum, a suggestion from my sister. Before going, I checked out the website to familiarize myself a bit with the museum and Poe himself. I was pleasantly surprised by the website, as it...

  12. The Sant Ocean Hall

    The Sant Ocean Hall

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    by Megan Southwood Published February 17 2010

    Media Creates Flow in the Sant Ocean Hall The Sant Ocean Hall is the newest and largest permanent exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Although the exhibition opened in September 2008, and has already been the topic...

  13. Thomas Jefferson and 'the Boisterous Sea of Liberty'

    Thomas Jefferson and 'the Boisterous Sea of Liberty'"

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    by Elissa Frankle Published February 15 2010

    One of my father’s regrets as a history buff raising a museum-lover in the DC suburbs was not having taken me to Monticello when I was younger. Fortunately, I waited to go to Thomas Jefferson’s “Little Mountain” until February 2010. Less than...

  14. Our Universes

    Our Universes

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    by Reema Ghazi Published February 27 2011

    How may a museum communicate the beliefs and traditions of cultures alien to our own? It is a task embarked upon daily by myriad institutions, presenting challenges in how to reflect philosophies without biased perspectives, and how to encourage...

  15. Exploring the Universe

    Exploring the Universe

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    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...