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Digital Snow Museum

Digital Snow Museum

Here’s a pic of wintry Seattle back in 1880. It’s from the Digital Snow Museum (yep, there’s such a thing).

Burt Reynolds & Friends Museum in Jupiter, Florida

Burt Reynolds & Friends Museum in Jupiter, Florida

I can’t think of a better way to lighten the mood than with a visit to the Burt Reynolds & Friends Museum in Jupiter, Florida. Besides all the endless fan paintings, there’s autographed pictures, personalized notes, movie posters, honorary sheriff’s badges, Burt’s horse carriage made by Dolly Parton, Burt’s baby...

Ancient Egyptian Art from the British Museum

Ancient Egyptian Art from the British Museum

Here’s a postcard of Ancient Egyptian Art from the British Museum. Enjoy! I apologize again for not posting much on this blog. I promise things will be back to normal soon and I’ll be writing more about some of my favorite museums. “These flat-backed glazed composition amuletic figures of the...

Art Car Museum, Houston, Texas

Art Car Museum, Houston, Texas

There are art museums and there are car museums. But what about an art car museum? Even though a light rail system opened about a decade ago, Houston has always loved automobiles of all kinds, largely due to the lack of real public transportation and urban sprawl in this Texan...

Grant Wood’s American Gothic – Art Institute of Chicago

Grant Wood’s American Gothic – Art Institute of Chicago

As a museologist I have spent many hours observing people looking at art, either for my studies or for work or just for my own damn pleasure. If you remember my post from last year, then you know I am sort of obsessed with this topic, especially when it comes...

Museum of Chicken Art, Seoul, Korea

Museum of Chicken Art, Seoul, Korea

If I had to take a guess, I’d assume this next museum is a personal favourite of the Chicken Lady. Once located in the centre of Seoul, the Museum of Chicken Art has now moved to northern Gyeonggi-do as the Maniker Museum of Chicken Art. If you’re wondering if it...

World’s First Sand Sculpture Museum, Japan

World’s First Sand Sculpture Museum, Japan

In honor of the London Olympic Games, with its official opening ceremony, let me tell you about the World’s First Sand Sculpture Museum that has been built in Japan. What does 100,000 years of accumulation of rock and mineral particles over 323 acres, the largest such dune in Japan, have...

Russian Criminal Tattoo exhibit by Fuel Design in London

Russian Criminal Tattoo exhibit by Fuel Design in London

I mentioned a Russian museum yesterday, so I thought I’d share something somewhat related. Last year there was a Russian Criminal Tattoo exhibit by Fuel Design in London. It included 120 original drawings by Danzig Baldaev, a prison guard from 1948 to 1986, who documented the art and meanings of...

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