The Smithsonian is known for world-class exhibitions that showcase iconic historical objects, boundary-breaking art, and innovative Americans who have shaped our national story. But did you know you can also view many of the year’s most celebrated exhibits from the comfort of home?
Sit back, relax, and take a tour through some of 2022’s top virtual museum experiences. These galleries, videos, and interactive features offer a look at history and culture that can only be found at the Smithsonian, but can be enjoyed anywhere!
Marcel Duchamp’s work with found objects, appropriation, and subverting artistic assumptions made him one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. In It’s Art If I Say So, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden explores the multifaceted impact of Duchamp’s legacy — from the pop art prints of Andy Warhol to the immersive optical illusions created by Yayoi Kusama. More Info here: ART AND FOUND
Celebrate our national pastime with Baseball: America’s Homerun at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum! This unique blockbuster exhibition features hundreds of U.S. and international stamps commemorating great players and historic moments, as well as iconic pieces of baseball memorabilia that will inspire young and old fans alike. More Info Here: PLAY BALL »
Contemplate the role thoughtful design can play in addressing an unjust world in Designing Peace from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. The wide range of design responses and personal stories featured in the exhibition encourage viewers to consider the ways our interactions, reflections, and actions can have a transformative impact. More here: DESIGN YOUR WORLD »
Meet the unsung women whose music shaped movements in Music HerStory: Women and Music of Social Change from the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives and the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. This journey through pictures, profiles and playlists will introduce you to the voices and stories of boundary-pushing heroines in American music. OPEN YOUR EARS »
What role does craft play in conversations about identity, activism, and resilience? This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery brings together over 170 works in a variety of mediums — from fiber and ceramics to glass and mixed media. Take a closer look at highlighted pieces and hear directly from the artists about the inspiration behind their work and the value of creative practice. CRAFT YOUR VIEW »
Experience the rare opportunity of Monticello after dark during Thomas Jefferson's era. With the compliments of the season from Monticello. The post With the compliments of the season from Monticello appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Experience festive season peace and beauty of Oahu's North Shore trails & coastline. Book best available starting rates for holiday vacation at Turtle Bay Resort! Find yourself in Hawaii for the holidays with spectacular fireworks show & 7-course dinner on Christmas Eve. The post Find yourself in Hawaii for the holidays appeared first on Taking […]
Explore Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex after hours! Kennedy Under the Stars features Astronauts Chris Ferguson & Nicole Stott and activities like Space Shuttle Atlantis & Stargazing. The post Kennedy Space Center Stargaze from ‘Space’ appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Discover how to experience the magic of national parks — for free! Fee-free days for 2024, including Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Juneteenth, announced by the National Park Service. Visit your nearest park! The post National Park Service Entrance Fee-Free Days for 2024 appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Model Train Association’s Display See the awesome display put on by the Golden Belt Model Train Association’s at 1405 Main St. The display is open: Thurs/Fri: 4-6pm Sat/Sun: 1-6pmFrom November 25-December 22SANTAS WORKSHOP Join Santa for an evening of HOLIDAY FUN!!Bring your letters to Santa. This event is designed for children Preschool thru 6th Grad. Admission […]
WinterFaire – a brand-new magical indoor winter wonderland is coming to the world’s largest children’s museum in Indianapolis. It is sure to become a new tradition for all this season. Visitors can expect to see a festive, carnival-like atmosphere complete with fun games, hands-on activities, adorable animal characters, special visits with Santa and of course […]
Now through the holidays, Backland has partnered with Heal to help refugee families. A New Beginning for Refugees. The post Stay for Good and help families in need on your journeys appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Fuel your ski adventures! Try pocket food for fun on the ski slopes on a budget. Pack the essentials for a trip that won't break the bank. The post Fun on the ski slopes on a budget appeared first on Taking The Kids.
The Omni Grove Park Inn Asheville NC held its National Gingerbread House Competition - 200 entries from over 22 states and Guatemala. The post Winners of National Gingerbread House Competition appeared first on Taking The Kids.