Category Archives: Museums and Galleries

Chrysler Museum of Art Museum in Norfolk Virginia

With free general admission, a visit to the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk Virginia is a great way to get to see one of the tourist attractions in this city without cost, especially if it is a rainy day and you can’t get to enjoy an outdoor attraction. The galleries are open from noon

New Acropolis Museum

The Elgin Marbles, the Parthenon sculptures lodged at the British Museum since 1816, have long been a bone of contention between Greece and Great Britain. During the early nineteenth century when Athens was part of the Ottoman Empire, British ambassador Lord Elgin acquired them from local Ottoman authorities. Greece calls what he did illegal looting,

Brewery De Halve Maan Half Moon in Bruges Belgium

Brewery De Halve Maan in one of the most beautiful cities of the world: Bruges – Belgium. Bruges is a fairy-tale city. It was founded over a thousand years ago. Take a boat ride on the canals. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets in between small houses with the typical stairway-shaped facades. Look up at the

Art Artist History Communicator Culture

What is the role of the artist? Being an artist, I am unsure. In contemporary America it is an ambiguous role. Coming from a young puritanical culture, American society has had a strange relationship with art. Unlike the rest of the world, I feel we do not see art as a daily part of our

What does the Baltimore Maritime Museum contain

The Baltimore Maritime Museum is a unique collection of three maritime vessels and a lighthouse that visitors can explore to learn more about life at sea. Four National Historic Landmarks, as well as associated artifacts and exhibits, provide visitors to the museum with a rich historic perspective. Whether exploring an 1850s lighthouse or sleeping overnight

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum Voodoo Marie Laveau

No visit to New Orleans would be complete without exploring the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum. Located in the heart of the French Quarter of the city, this is a fascinating museum complete with a history of voodoo, magic, secret rituals and the Voodoo Queens of the city that will assuage your sense of sight

Tell me about the Boston Museum of Science

There is something for everyone at the Boston Museum of Science! It’s a place where visitors can have fun with science and learn at the same time. Play games, experiment, view exhibits, watch demonstrations, watch movies, and see lightning and stars. The Boston Museum of science features amazing exhibits, activities, demonstrations and more. A terrific

New Museum by Sanaa

Sometimes museums are designed with an unabashed intent to dazzle and overwhelm with their form, complexity and/or grandeur. In such cases, they often become more recognized and discussed than the art and sculptures they house. A valid argument is, however, that a museum building is not truly successful in its function if it supplants the

Talking Children to Museums and Art Galleries

Some people might think a museum is no place for a young child; especially an art gallery where most people are quietly enjoying paintings and sculptures. But this is a misconception. Museums and art galleries can be enjoyed by young children; we just have to make sure we do it right. Childhood is a very

Wallace Collection London

Not even ten minutes on foot away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street the connoisseur tourist finds Manchester Square with the Hartford House on one side. The building contains one of the world’s finest private collections ever assembled by a single family, and since 1897 when the widow of Sir Richard Wallace died