“. . . And please be respectful. There are always families here.” The security guard, a former Marine, was absolutely serious as we exited the screening room. We watched the 9/11 Memorial and Museum introduction video in a hall filled with non-English speakers. Maybe they were new Americans. Maybe not. My guess is mostly they… Read More 9/11 Memorial and Museum in NYC – a hot tourist spot for foreigners
Though living out of suitcases with no house to call our own on any continent, we are back in the United States. Less than two weeks in-country and I bought a membership to a local children’s museum. We are currently traveling up the East Coast and this membership is our ticket to free entertainment. With… Read More Discovering Museum Reciprocity
Developing a taste for art is like developing a taste for broccoli. I used to receive weekly emails telling me about my baby’s stages of development. One of those emails from the “experts” told me it can take babies up to 15 tries of one food before they acquire a taste for it. Fifteen! Fortunately,… Read More The art of acquiring a taste for vegetables. . . and art
I didn’t grow up frequenting art museums. For one, there weren’t that many in our local area (various African cities). For another, if they weren’t free, I’m sure my parents weren’t going to fork over the cash for five kids to run down the halls, screaming to see how loud it would echo. Last month… Read More art museum. toddler. security guard with acute apprehension.