@ the Museum: Los Angeles

January 15 / 16 Good Morning…..Friday is here, the weekend is coming. Shadowbox is back with @ the Museum, but this time I’m not focusing on one museum. Nope, I’m looking and scoping cities for many museums. I’m looking towards the west….Los Angeles is the target. LA is not only the place for entertainment, the capital of LaLa Land, but it’s got cultural things and events as well. This time it’s not one museum, but several. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) / 5905 Wilshire Blvd. 323.887.6000 / http://www.lacma.org   The Getty Art Museum / 1200 Getty Center Dr. … Continue reading @ the Museum: Los Angeles

At the Museum: Kids Summer Guide 2015

July 17, 2015 Morning and Happy Friday at last! We’re continuing on with Kids Summer Guide for At the Museum. Here are three museums that are bringing kids and families for some Summer creative fun……   HIGH MUSEUM OF ART from website: Greene Family Learning Gallery Open during regular Museum hours Discovery Packs Family Guides Toddler Thursdays Thursdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Toddler Thursday is FREE with Museum admission. Daily HIGHlights Tours All tours are FREE with Museum admission; no reservations are required. WEEKEND FAMILY PROGRAMS Family Fundays (EVERY Sunday) Every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Second Sunday Fundays (EVERY … Continue reading At the Museum: Kids Summer Guide 2015

At the Museum: African American Museum in Philadelphia

February 20, 2015 Happy Friday! We’re out to Philadelphia (not really, but it would be nice) to take a look at the African American Museum in, of course Philadelphia.   From their website: Founded in 1976 in celebration of the nation’s Bicentennial, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is the first institution funded and built by a major municipality to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. Throughout its evolution, the museum has objectively interpreted and presented the achievements and aspirations of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the current day. The museum is committed to telling … Continue reading At the Museum: African American Museum in Philadelphia

AT THE MUSEUM SUMMER 2014: SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM OF ART

June 20, 2014 Friday…..it’s Friday! The month of June is going by swiftly. San Antonio Museum of Art is the focus today. For a few new followers, this is the Summer 2014 edition of At the Museum. We’re looking at museums that have activities and events for kids and families. San Antonio Museum of Art has plenty for children and families. Like……     First Sunday: First Sunday is where kids get to explore the collection, create art and to share. This program is free for children 12 and under. Children and families are invited to explore the collections, create … Continue reading AT THE MUSEUM SUMMER 2014: SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM OF ART

AT THE MUSEUM: TATE BRITAIN

May 23, 2014 Happy, happy Friday at last! Heading across the pond to London to visit Tate Britain, one of the museums that was posted on Esquisses. There is also Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool, and Tate St. Ives, but I’m just going to focus on Tate Britain. Opened on July 21, 1897, the Tate was just  one museum, which in time grew to four major sites. Tate has a natural collection of British art from 1500 to the present, with international, modern, contemporary art, make that 70,000 artworks. What’s going at the Tate Britain: BP Spotlight Source / April 4 – … Continue reading AT THE MUSEUM: TATE BRITAIN