Category Archives: Museums etc.

Dinosaurs at the Museum of Natural History

I had a chance to visit the newly refurbished Hall of Fossils at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History. It’s pretty good. Lots of interesting information, the fossils are posed well, and it’s not just about big things with teeth … Continue reading

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Christmas Trains

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, the trains at the U.S. Botanic Garden are always fun. This year’s theme was U.S. train stations. Enjoy! MOAR TRAINS!!

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Moose

Observed at the U.S. Botanic Garden, Southwest, D.C.:

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Swing Tunes And Saucy Sirens

Observed at the National Building Museum, Judiciary Square, D.C.:

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Atomic Kid

Observed at the National Building Museum, Judiciary Square, D.C.:

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Brazil’s Museu Nacional And The Fragility Of Scientific Infrastructure

By now, you might have heard about the calamity that is the fire that essentially destroyed Brazil’s Museu Nacional, which held over twenty million items, making it one of the largest collections (perhaps formerly) in the world. According to early … Continue reading

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POW WOW In NoMa

Or as the kids used to call it, Sursum Corda. Since the beginning of May, the 2018 POW WOW mural festival murals have been up in NoMa–which used to be called Sursum Corda, which is a much cooler name; NoMa … Continue reading

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