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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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Choose Your Own Museum Adventure

“What museum should I go to?” That is by far the question I get asked the most frequently…and it is one of my favorites!  I love hearing about the someone’s interests and then trying to match them up with the … Continue reading

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Teaching “Raven” to a Toddler

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. is a beautiful building.  They have a great cafeteria and a super fun kid’s area. The exhibits are well crafted and incredibly full of information.  So full, in fact, … Continue reading

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When the Kids Become the Critics

Everyone is a critic, isn’t that how the phrase goes? When it comes to kids and museums…this isn’t a bad thing!  Empowering kids to become museum exhibit critics can get them excited about a topic or a visit that maybe … Continue reading

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