The Denver Art Museum’s Spun: Adventures in Textiles opened this weekend. I stopped in yesterday, excited to see what all the hype was about in all of the local media. I needed no more than a foot in the first gallery to understand, and be excited for what awaited me in the rest of the […]
The National Gallery of Art was one of many attractions in Washington, D.C. that I circled early on as something I really wanted to see. I didn’t know what was there – any of the artists who have works on display – but instinctively assumed it would be good. But I was wrong. It wasn’t […]
Last week I wrote two brief guides to visiting the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. You can read them both here, in part one and part two. But if you really want to explore the Smithsonian, you need to get to the core of all of the goodies in their buildings, then you should pick […]
In part one of my guide to the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, D.C. I touched on the highlights of what to see in the museums on the south side of the National Mall. This section is about the best of the best on the north side of the Mall, as well as the museums off […]
I did a lot of research before visiting the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Before I arrived in town, I knew exactly which of the 16 museums in and around D.C. I wanted to visit. It was all laid out, highlighted, bullet-pointed, and arranged in neat piles as only my anal retentive self is capable of […]
I learned to love Georgia O’Keeffe at the Denver Art Museum. Before I get into that, though, let’s backtrack a few years. My introduction with O’Keeffe started while I was in college at the University of Minnesota. A few of her works are on display at the Weisman Art Museum, which is free to the […]
The newest exhibit at the Denver Art Museum, Becoming Van Gogh, ends January 20th.
London is an expensive city. There’s no way around it. Everything costs more, and I’m not just talking about how you don’t get free refills on soda like you do in the States. It’s simply that everything and anything in London is more expensive; take what you’d spend on something in America, change the $ […]