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Do This: The Smithsonian Food History Weekend Festival (10/28/17)

The third annual Smithsonian Food History Weekend Festival is coming soon! 97 more words

Do This

"Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch"*...

The online site for the National Museum of American History is chock full of cool historical stuff, from advertising to art to communications to just about anything having to do with the history of our great nation.

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Public Memory, Glamour, and First Ladies

My latest article, which explores the role of glamour in how we remember our first ladies, is now available in Women’s Studies in Communication, volume 40, issue 3. 53 more words


Religious Freedom and Diversity in Early America - A New Smithsonian Exhibit

Interesting New Exhibition at The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.

“You can’t tell the story of American history without engaging with religion in some way,” Peter Manseau, the museum’s new curator of religious history, explains.  34 more words


Cultured as Fuck (pt. 1)

The other day Brendan and I went to The Smithsonian and did some learnin’. The first thing that HE learned is how stressful driving in DC is, with all those traffic circles and confused tourists looking at cherry blossoms instead of oncoming traffic. 165 more words

One Day & Night in Washington DC

Imagine you only have one day to experience the Nation’s Capital. What should you see? How would you see it?

Washington DC is a city of vistas. 843 more words


What is True Accessibility in a Museum?

This question was the highlight of today’s journey. What does accessibility really mean and why do we need it? The talk we had today at the National Museum of American History opened my eyes to the possibilities of programs and everyday exhibit changes that I would have never thought of before. 382 more words

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