Nov 12 2013

Met new york

When most people think about the best museums in NYC, they usually think about modern art museums and high culture. But if you have kids, they’re not going to appreciate it as much, and possibly keep you from fully appreciating the art yourself. So, why not take the kids somewhere else instead of the art museum in NYC? How about taking the kids to St Louis children s museums?

There tons of benefits of taking your kids to St Louis children s museums. These places that are geared directly towards children encourage and support the interactions between kids and parents, while simultaneously providing educational experiences where families can play, create and learn all together about many different topics like art, music, science, nature, math, language, reasoning, communication or health.

Although, because kids

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Oct 14 2013

Met museum store

As American schools continue to tighten their budgets, art and music is always among the first programs to get axed. In fact, the Huffington Post reports that half of California public schools have either cut or substantially reduced their arts programs. Yet, in the “real world,” creativity is one of the most valuable traits a person can possess.

Since the United States first emerged as an independent country, many Americans have taken pride in being simple, straightforward, and hardworking. Perhaps this stereotype was self-imposed, and originated as the antithesis to the more sophisticated British enemy. To some extent, it may have become a self-fulfilling prophecy from certain vantage points, but not all. As with any stereotype, it is largely built upon myths perpetuated by various, dubious resources. Then

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Sep 11 2013

Indiana museum of art

When you live in the city, and you have kids, it can be difficult to come up with a day trip that is neither too expensive, nor too taxing for yourself or the kids. Movie prices remain ridiculous, and most kid shows will drive any adult insane. One affordable and fun option that most people never consider is to visit NYC museums. Modern art museums are a particularly good choice for kids, and as an added bonus, children usually get free admission.

Here are three reasons to try a modern art museum with your kids. Spoiler alert, abandoning them there is not one of the reasons.

  1. Programs for families.
  2. The modern art museum in NYC, more commonly known as MOMA, is not only one of the “big five” museums for modern art in the United States. MOMA happens to have special programs designed especia

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Jul 12 2013

Met museum store

Did you know that there are more than 80 museums in New York City? Of course, one of the most popular and renowned of all of the NYC museums is the New York Metropolitan Museum. Since it was first established in 1870, the MET Museum of Art exhibits have included artifacts from the earliest civilizations, such as cuneiform tablets, to the famous MET New York Roof Garden. While the museum certainly has its stalwart collections, one never knows what to expect when visited the Metropolitan Museum.

Many aficionados of classic art consider the MET Museum NYC to be the nexus of the art world, for it is the largest museum in the United States, and among the 10 largest in the world. And with a collection of over 2 million works, the MET Museum of Art houses the most important art collection of any museum in the wor

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Oct 18 2016

Art tour

Decorating a home can be an intimidating and overwhelming process. You have probably viewed many images on the internet of ideal decorating schemes. You have probably saved pins of dream living room and bedroom themes. Once you have an idea of the type of decorating you want, where do you begin? Where do you find the necessary pieces to make the room come together? Where do you purchase pieces that will not break the bank? How do you perfectly design your room, ensuring that there is enough space and functionality, mixed with design and decoration? Home decorating is a process that may take many months to complete. You may never feel like you are completely finished.

Gather images of ideal furniture and art pieces. You may not find the exact pieces in the dimensions or price range that you need

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Oct 06 2016

Black entertainment gossip

In the latest current news, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has recently opened in Washington D.C., and is a poignant reminder of the treatment of African Americans throughout our country’s history.

While this does not have anything to do with the latest entertainment news, celebrity gossip, or Hollywood news, this museum is making headlines throughout the nation.

Located on the Washington Mall, this 400,000 square-foot museum is a testament to America’s guarded past in hopes of bringing acknowledgement to the trials and tribulations of African Americans. The museum houses more than 36,000 artifacts that are meant to educat

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Sep 29 2016

Black entertainment news

In these last two months leading up to the 2016 election, many Americans are looking for some relief from what many have called the most unusual election in this country’s history. After the antics of this week’s debates, even more people are looking for a diversion from the name calling spectacle that millions of U.S. citizens watched.
One of the distractions to the bigger problems of the world can be the fascination with current celebrity news. Whether you are following the latest entertainment news about the cast of The Big Bang Theory or tracking the progress of the unexpected divorce announcement of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Read more ...

Sep 19 2016

Panorama stitching

A picture, they say, can tell a thousand words — and photography is a great way to tell your story, or the stories of the people and places around you. If you’re an amateur photographer looking to take your compositions to the next level, here are some tips and advice culled from professional photo editing services and photographers the world over.

  • Find the “magic hour.” Even beginner photographers understand that lighting is crucially important to taking good photos, but not everyone understands exactly how to get the best natural lighting. Many people think that a bright, mid-day sun will have the best light conditions, but in fact, that can cast harsh shadows on your subjects. The best time of day to find photo-friendly light is actually in the early morning and late eveni

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