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Who Started the Smithsonian Institute? An Introduction to the Smithsonian on the National Mall

By Caroline M. Harper | November 18, 2019

I’m sure you’ve heard of the Smithsonian Institute and you may even have visited one of its many world-class museums, galleries, or zoo in Washington, DC, but do you know how it came to be?!…

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Can You Find Mary Cassatt’s Painting? Free Kid’s Printable for the National Gallery of Art

By Caroline M. Harper | November 17, 2019

While homeschooling my kids, we studied about the painter, Mary Cassatt, and other Impressionist painters. I especially loved how my children could relate to many of her paintings, such as “The Child’s Bath”, “Children Playing…

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Art becomes yours when you look at it.

How to Build Your Private Art Collection (in Your Head)

By Caroline M. Harper | November 2, 2019

My final project in my Professional Tour Guiding program for Washington, DC was to create a 1.5 hour tour. I knew I wanted to make my tour an interactive, hands-on tour that families with young…

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6 Strategies for Enjoying a Museum with Your Kids

6 Strategies for Enjoying a Museum with Your Kids

By Caroline M. Harper | October 30, 2019

I have become my father*…I remember visiting the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washinton, DC as a 10 year old, walking sssllloooowly behind my dad as he read aaalll the words on all…

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