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The Smithsonian Institute: a Review

Spending four days in Washington D.C in May 2017, I had the opportunity to visit some of the museums and their exhibits. This review will explore my experience of some of the Smithsonian treasures. 1,293 more words

The People of D.C.

One thing I have only casually touched on are the people who I’ve met. There are some phenomenal people in D.C., and some that are just not on the same wavelength as me. 665 more words

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Pic-a-Day: Tea Pot

I have found the ever elusive tea pot (or tea cups) that I have been hunting for during my museum visits. This one was at the Renwick Gallery.

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Smithsonian Renwick Gallery

This gallery is on the northwest corner of the White House. It is practically on the front steps! It’s a small gallery, but full of eclectic works of art. 157 more words

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With only a few weeks remaining...

With only three weeks remaining of my internship here in DC, things are a little bitter sweet. I have had an amazing time absorbing and participating in all the arts, heritage, and cultural events that I can. 1,414 more words

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Pic-a-Day: Peacock Room

Inside Freer | Sackler, there is a room known as the Peacock Room, because of the colours and the artwork. Charles Freer purchased the room from Frederick Leyland, dismantled it, and shipped it from London to his home in Detroit. 24 more words

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Freer | Sackler Galleries

A few weeks ago I volunteered at the Freer | Sackler grand reopening. I finally had a chance to go inside the museums. The Freer Gallery was set up over one hundred years ago with the single largest endowment at the Smithsonian Institution. 338 more words

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