museums

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Racine Art Museum: Free First Fridays

Racine Art Museum: Free First Fridays

Racine, Wisconsin — Visitors investigate the Racine Art Museum during Free First Fridays hours on an August evening. First Fridays is a monthly event in downtown Racine, during which admission to the art museum is free of...

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National Civil Rights Museum at Lorraine Motel in Memphis

National Civil Rights Museum at Lorraine Motel in Memphis

Today, on the national holiday celebrating the birth of the Martin Luther King, Jr., there's a news story about how King has been simplified into an icon and a catchphrase, and the details of his life and work have been softened, blurred, and appropriated. Being seven...

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Kohl Children’s Museum in Glenview, Illinois

We took our niece Nadine to the Kohl Children's Museum in Glenview, Illinois last Saturday. She's 20 months old, so she's just entering the age when she can enjoy trips like this. Meanwhile, we're just entering the season when we start looking for indoor activities to...

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Ukulele, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Ukulele, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — A Hawaiian ukulele on exhibit at the Bishop Museum. Ukuleles are commonly associated with music from Hawaii where the name roughly translates as "jumping flea," perhaps due to the action of one's...

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Louvre Museum: Paintings in the Salon Carré

Louvre Museum: Paintings in the Salon Carré

Paris, France — Visitors tour famous paintings of the first Italian Renaissance, from the 12th to 15th centuries, in the Salon Carré (Square Salon) of the Louvre Museum. A few of the tourists — including Dan Falato, center —...

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Louvre Museum and Louvre Pyramid, Paris

Louvre Museum and Louvre Pyramid, Paris

Paris, France — At left, Pavillon Denon on the southern wing of Louvre Palace, which houses the Musée du Louvre. At right, I. M. Pei's Louvre Pyramid, which serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum.

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Louvre Palace, Cour Carrée, Paris, France

Louvre Palace, Cour Carrée, Paris, France

Paris, France — The Cour Carrée ("square court") at the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre), completed under Napoleon Bonaparte. It was twilight when we entered the courtyard, and a warm breeze blew into town, bouncing the...

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Victory statue, Carnavalet Museum, Paris

Victory statue, Carnavalet Museum, Paris

Paris, France — Victory statue by sculptor Louis-Simon Boizot in the Victory Courtyard Garden (Cour de la Victoire Jardin) at the Carnavalet Museum. It is his original version of the gilded Victory statue which tops the...

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Metal Museum: 10th Anniversary Gates

Metal Museum: 10th Anniversary Gates

Memphis, Tennessee: 10th Anniversary Gates at the National Ornamental Metal Museum. From the museum's website:   Metalsmiths from around the world contributed samples of their work to the Anniversary Gates. The...

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Memphis: Metal Museum gates detail

Memphis: Metal Museum gates detail

Memphis, Tennessee — Detail of the 10th Anniversary Gates at the National Ornamental Metal Museum. From the museum's website:   Metalsmiths from around the world contributed samples of their work to the Anniversary...

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