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April 2018

   

Guest Columnist

By Sarah van Deest, Director of Event Services Growing up, I never attended weddings. Not a single one until my senior year of college, when my roommate’s brother got married and a guest couldn’t make it at the last minute. At that, I was only…

Museum Doings

A century ago, a nation was born; a half-century ago it was invaded for having the audacity to want freedom for its people; and, just over a quarter-century ago it boldly claimed through non-violence that it and its people would be free again. Imagine what…

Thoughts and Musings

The music from the late ‘60s touches my heart and evokes wonderful memories. As I now listen to tunes of my youth, I see the era through sepia filters of nostalgia, and clearer lenses of history. The museum’s mission is how stories of the past…

Culture and Connections

Imagine the very act of creating art being an act of dissent. At a  68.77.89 presentation and discussion held at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, D.C., on March 16, the topic was the art of dissent and the message was as surprising…