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    One of the most beautiful parts of living in a city like D.C. involves living amongst so much rich culture and history. The Smithsonian Institute is known for its 17 museums, galleries and a zoo within the city limits. One of the more popular museums among the bunch is the National Building Museum. This place isn’t only a dream museum for architects and real estate enthusiasts, there are usually lots of fun and frequently-changing exhibits each year. Currently, the House and Home Exhibit is at the National Building Museum and is proving to be an attractive outing for families all across the region. This exhibit uses different types of media to display how things have shaped how we view the home over the years. There’s a diverse use of video, photography, models and more. Upon visiting this exhibit, you’ll be able travel through time and see how Americans have defined home over the years. There are certain items that were staples in the standard American home that are displayed throughout the exhibit. Items like the butter churn, a hand-painted screen door and a fondue set are some of the delightful home accessories included as blasts from the past.…

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    Arab American National Museum for some examples of Islamic art that I could photograph. The museum is only open Wednesday thru Saturday and is closed for the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Despite the limitation of the days, there were several staff and patrons of the museum. The outside of the building belies how wonderfully big the museum is and the amazing colors of the floors. The front of the museum looks rather modern with just a hint of Islamic Temple art in the…

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    men, twelve long rectangular sheets of color paper transitioning from light green, blue, purple, orange, and yellow and a painting of the man facing towards the audience while standing on top of a cliff overlooking the ocean during the time of a sunset. As I continue to look my eyes caught a quote on a mustard color wall. A particular section of the quote sparked my curiosity. It stated, “As a cradle of humanity, Africa is a part of everyone’s heritage.” What strikes me as odd, is the fact that…

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    Historically for many years, museums have been a center of entertainment, a center for teaching, and a center for enjoying with friends and family the wonderful collections of history. The importance of museums serve as a way to expand curiosity and open opportunities to experience new possibilities and explore the world around us. While most people think of natural history museums as places of public entertainment, the importance of the national museums of history featuring a collection of…

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    Museums are an important educational tool as they offer visitors a wide range learning abilities???. Museums such as the National World War I Museum offer a variety of objects that assist people in learning about significant and interesting themes about certain events. Museums are also conducive to different learning styles and environments. The National World War I Museum offers a range of artifacts and objects to aid the visitors in understanding important themes of World War I and also…

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    I was quite shocked that I actually enjoyed my visit to the Japanese American National Museum in little Toyko. In other words, I was honestly not interested in learning the particular history of Japanese Americans because I believed there was not much to learn but I was certainly wrong which is why I certainly do not regret the fact that I decided to visit this museum especially with a few of my classmates. It was quite nice, it not only had nice paintings that were perfect backgrounds for…

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    #1. The name of the statue is The Coatlicue statue. It is eight feet and nine inches tall. The Coatlicue statue is located in the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. It is thought to be created between 1300 and 1500 in Tenochtitlan, Mexico, it was discovered on 13 August 1790, in the front of the main plaza in Mexico City, but was reburied because of its terrifying depictions. It is made out of andesite, a volcanic type of rock from a specific area. #2. At first glance, a serpent…

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    For this assignment, I decided to visit the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) located in the city of Los Angeles next to the Japanese Village Plaza. I choose the JANM because my interviewee is Japanese and the museum may help me understand more about the Japanese’s culture than just researching about their culture online. The JANM is an important landmark to the Japanese community because it serves to educate the population, provide entertainment, and expose about the Japanese culture to…

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    on the National Mall stands a unique building. Three bronze pyramidal tiers rise from the base, and tour over museumgoers. The distinctive architecture of the National Museum of African American History and Culture is inspired by the three-tiered crown motif portrayed in Yoruban art. Within the museum, artifacts are displayed over five floors of galleries. The exhibits are placed in chronological order, the basement addressing the early beginnings of the African slave trade and the second floor,…

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    Pretend you have a grant to create a quasi-experiment to do a program evaluation on a non-profit. What non-profit(s) would you focus on? Why? The non- profit I would focus on is the Smithsonian National Museum of American History built in 1846. I have choice the Smithsonian because it’s the largest museum and research complex. The Smithsonian National Museum of American History claims to “Shape the future by preserving our heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the…

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