What I Learned During My Summer Practicum: On Escape, Reevaluation, and Being a Public Human

To finish off my summer practicum, I had to put together a presentation of five things I learned. As I was doing this, I realized that the most important things I learned were the things that I already knew. And more importantly, I realized that I am a public human. Let me back up: Grad … Continue reading What I Learned During My Summer Practicum: On Escape, Reevaluation, and Being a Public Human

“Hindsight Is Always 20/20”

I've visited this installation twice now, and I'm fascinated by its data-as-art example. (Is this a common trend in art that I just haven't gotten around to yet?) It's in the newly renovated American Presidents wing at the National Portrait Gallery, which is a treat in itself to visit. "Hindsight Is Always 20/20" is a … Continue reading “Hindsight Is Always 20/20”

Six Museums, Five Art Galleries, One Zoo

  In the past 48 hours, between Dupont-Kalorama Walk Weekend and First Friday Dupont, I've been to six museums, five art galleries, and one zoo. (Yes, I am very tired and kinda need a break from museums...until next weekend.) Some disconnected thoughts:   Growing up in a suburban area, I never really thought about museums … Continue reading Six Museums, Five Art Galleries, One Zoo