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Delighting in My Child’s Interest: Trucks!

My son loves cars, trucks and all things that go.  I know a lot of Moms might say that…but in our house that is the main toy of interest at all times. At first, I was a little worried about … Continue reading

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The Fun Doesn’t Have to Stop

Museum Educators are constantly thinking about how to get people excited and KEEP them excited the museum. After all, they want you to come back!  Besides having interesting things to do when you are actually there, many educators (especially those … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Be Quiet in a Museum

That’s right, I said it…you don’t have to be quiet in a museum. This is one of the most persistent myths I hear about, that museums need the same reverent silence expected in most houses of worship. It isn’t true! … Continue reading

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Visiting a Museum From the Comfort of Home

So, it is going to snow tonight.  A lot, according to the weather guys, and there is going to be ice and sleet too.  This is on top of the “a lot” we’ve already had this year.  The commuters aren’t … Continue reading

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Locally Sourced Culture

I came back from the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) Conference full of energy and ideas and ready to share them with you.  Then, somehow, this month just galloped away from me!  However, I am still super excited about what … Continue reading

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