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Stories for January 2009

Luce Goes 3D!

January 28, 2009

Jim Concha, collections manager for painting and sculpture, settles Ship Caterpillar by Tatyana Zhurkov on the photography surface. View the final 3D image here. Luce Foundation Center staff are very excited about our new digital imaging project, which will create...


Light

January 26, 2009

Round Hill Road by Henry Twachtman The shortest days of the year are behind us. In the darkest days, holidays and festivals that celebrate light in all its shapes and forms abound: we gather by candlelight, light from fires, and...


Celebrate Chinese New Year on Saturday, January 24

January 22, 2009

Chinese Girl by Thomas Handforth Bring the entire family to the museum's Kogod Courtyard on Saturday, January 24 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. as we celebrate The Year of the Ox in style! The museum's home in the Reynolds Center...


The Inauguration

January 15, 2009

The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as President, from Harper's Weekly, March 4, 1861, attributed to Winslow Homer Greetings from D.C. where change comes every four—or sometimes eight—years. It's an interesting time to be in the nation's capital. On January 20th,...


Seeing Things (3): Seeing in the Dark

January 13, 2009

This is the third in a series of personal observations about how people experience and explore museums. Bopping at Birdland (Stomp Time), from the Jazz Series by Romare Bearden I think museums come to life at night. As the day...