Stories for December 2009

"I Like" Museum Tours. How About You?

December 30, 2009

"I Like" tours now at the Luce Center The museum community is a close one, and we often take inspiration from innovative projects that our colleagues are implementing around the world. Take our new self-guided tours for the Luce Foundation...

Music for an Exhibition: Sounds of 1934

December 28, 2009

Julia Eckel's Radio Broadcast On a recent Sunday afternoon, pianist and music educator Leslie Amper presented a program at American Art on the WPA Federal Music Project, providing a perfect antidote to the gloomy weather outside. With the exhibition 1934:...

The Best of Ask Joan of Art: Thayer's Stevenson Memorial

December 23, 2009

This post marks the inauguration of a new series here on Eye Level: The Best of Ask Joan of Art. Begun in 1993, Ask Joan of Art is the longest running arts-based electronic reference service in the country. Behind Joan's...

Perry Lions

December 18, 2009

Roland Hinton Perry, Perry Lions; installed 1907 at the Taft Bridge, Washington, D.C. Photograph by Harting Contemporary photograph of the recast Lions. Photo by Deborah Earle. Historical photographs are important for the visual perspective they provide on the past; they...

Picture This: The Kogod Courtyard over Time

December 15, 2009

New Media Initiatives intern Lauren Pond recently made this time lapse of the light in our Kogod Courtyard. Here's her story. Timelapse of the Kogod Courtyard. Timelapse by New Media Initiatives Intern Lauren Pond. Depending on your internet connection, this...