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Seeing Nature: The Paul Allen Collection at the Phillips

Opening today is the Phillips Collection’s new special exhibition: Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection. Honestly, when I first heard the title for the exhibition, my first reaction was “eh” because when I generally think about landscapes, I think “boring.” Pretty to look at and all, but boring. 202 more words

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Oh, the NYT Places to Go

This year’s list of places to go by the New York Times is here, and it has some awesome travel suggestions for 2016 (including our very own Washington, DC, of course). 986 more words

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The Phillips Collection

On a beautiful crisp Fall day, a visit to the Phillips Collection was in order. 13 more words


The University of Maryland’s Evolution From 'STEM' to 'STEAM'

On Regents Drive, humanities majors find themselves among a never-ending sea of STEM students who exude lack of sleep and different levels of learning.

And according to some, these humanities students can feel uncomfortable, unfamiliar with the terrain of science and engineering majors, and yearn to be around their peers who frequent the area around the Tawes building. 634 more words

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Le Brun, Phillips Collection and the Ming Dynasty protagonists in CaixaForum Barcelona

The Barcelona museum this fall hopes to become “a little Louvre, to host two exceptional projects”

The drawings by Charles Le Brun for Versailles, the masterpieces of the Philipps Collection and Ming dynasty will be the protagonists of the exhibitions of the 2015-2016 season at CaixaForum Barcelona. 494 more words


Revisiting the Jacob Lawrence Show

Of all the thoughts and emotions evoked upon first seeing Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series in its entirety, a major one was, see it again. This time I promised myself to focus less on the history and more on his artistry. 228 more words

Flying Over An Aurora

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) captured photographs and video of auroras on June 22, 2015. Kelly wrote, “Yesterday’s aurora was an impressive show from 250 miles up. 15 more words