Prompt: It’s the year 2118. You take your class (or your kids) to the Museum of 2018. Describe what’s in it. What feels as distant from your 2118 daily life as, perhaps, the Tenement Museum does to yours? How would it represent our time and place in history?
My museum of 2018 would be located on a spacecraft, heavily inspired by the so-bad-its-good CW show The 100.
Continue reading The 100: Museum Edition
As training to make our very own exhibits someday, my class is making dioramas of a daily ritual from our personal lives.
I chose to demonstrate the daily ritual of wireless communication!
Continue reading Diorama of a Daily Ritual
Last week I went to the American Natural History Museum through the lens of a museum/exhibit critic.
I remember as a child and young adult the museum seemed impossibly big. Yet this time, through this lens – and thanks to the dozens of other times I’ve been here – the space was totally manageable.
Continue reading Field Trip 2.0: American Natural History Museum