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Here’s another Asian Market picture from the Freer|Sackler opening event.

I stood at that spot for three and a half hours, doing crowd control. My job was to keep a pathway clear for pedestrians. 124 more words

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Asian Night Market on the Mall

The weekend of October 14 and 15 was an opening celebration for the Freer|Sackler Galleries. These two galleries had been closed for the previous year and a half for renovations, and the Smithsonian wanted to celebrate with an Asian-inspired night market. 496 more words

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The value of biodiversity

Research on biodiversity has mostly been performed in small scale controlled experiments. A new study by the Smithsonian Institute and the University of Michigan has researched the effects of biodiversity in the wild. 604 more words

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One Hundred Hours into the Internship

It might appear as if all I do is visit museums, find botanical gardens in the midst of the concrete jungle, and check out architecture. But I do spend a lot of time working for the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. 699 more words

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Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Looking for a museum off the beaten path?

Looking for a museum that is less crowded?

Looking for something to do in less than two hours, or while waiting for you train? 413 more words

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Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Another museum easily accessed by taking the Yellow Line to Penn Station, and right beside the museum of Natural History. This museum is exactly what you think it is all about, however, it’s not organized chronologically. 543 more words

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*I’m starting something new to supplement my weekly posts. I have taken so many pictures that not all will make it into the weekly post. Therefore: Pic-a-Day!* 196 more words

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