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The Latest at the Museum

Check in on the Curator's Corner for the latest musings about what is happening at the museum.

Artists Imprisoned: Italian Internees During WWII

Sep 2, 2014
This morning, I spent some time digging around in the basement of the museum. It was cold. White sheets covered antique mirrors, highboys, skis, a doll stroller. Bare light bulbs hung at the end of each row, casting shallow shadows on the concrete floor. Now, I’m a huge wimp. I’m afraid of ghosts and enclosed […]
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Courage, Creativity, and Imagination: A Doll Story

Aug 20, 2014
  A couple weeks ago, I watched an episode of Museum Secrets while riding an old exercise bike in front of the TV on a rainy day. This particular episode explored the Imperial War Museum in London: the technological development of illusory army fatigues, for instance, or how physicists developed a way to locate German […]
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A bike ride to celebrate America’s birthday…

Jul 21, 2014
A couple weeks ago, I headed up to Glacier National Park to bike the Going-to-the-Sun Road from Apgar Village to Logan Pass. My friend and I had planned the trip nearly two months beforehand, had taken time off from work, had tuned up our bikes, aired out our sleeping bags, stocked up on granola. Because […]
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