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  1. The Luce Foundation Center for American Art

    The Luce Foundation Center for American Art


    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...

  2. Mark Twain: A Skeptic's Progress

    Mark Twain: A Skeptic's Progress


    by Dawn Eshelman Published December 30 2010

    What would Mark Twain think of today’s experiential museum, filled with gadgets and interwoven with social media? I imagine a huff, a puff on a cigar, and a head of disheveled white hair turning away to gaze out over the porch while crafting a...

  3. Ernest Coe Visitor Center

    Ernest Coe Visitor Center


    by Jennifer Murphy Chapman Published March 17 2011

    I’m an exhibit developer and writer, and spend a lot of time fighting to keep excess text off exhibition panels. The first thing I size up when I walk into an exhibition, beyond the feel of the space, is the text. Are the panels succinct? Are they...