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Bröhan-Museum, Berlin, Germany

Bröhan-Museum, Berlin, Germany

When I visited Berlin I fell in love with the Bröhan-Museum. I made a point of going out of my way to Charlottenburg to go on a free day and it didn’t disappoint. The museum focuses on decorative objects and paintings from the Art Nouveau, Art Deco and the Berlin...

Maurice Bennett: The Toastman – Compositions and Portraits

Maurice Bennett: The Toastman – Compositions and Portraits

So I guess January 20th was National Granola Day (as well as Arbor Day for Jewish People and Coffee Break Day). Granola (or granula) is a recent invention of the 19th century to define whole grain foods crumbled and baked until crispy. It was created in a sanitarium. Good to...

Amsterdam’s Katten Kabinet, Netherlands

Amsterdam’s Katten Kabinet, Netherlands

Considering everyone is freaking out over Instagram selling people’s crappy cat photos without payment, I can’t think of a better time for us to visit Amsterdam’s Katten Kabinet. Yes, these furry egomaniacs get even more attention with their own museum full of sculptures, paintings and other random cat shit (not...

“America, Why I Love Her” at the Denver International Airport

“America, Why I Love Her” at the Denver International Airport

Labor Day weekend in America means everyone gets to travel to their weekend homes and favorite vacation spots to enjoy one “last” bit of summer, well, except for me. I stay home because I am too poor to have a weekend home or take a vacation. But unlike me, artist...

Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Lisbon, Portugal

Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Lisbon, Portugal

Many of the buildings in Lisbon, Portugal are decorated with colourful and intricate tiles known as azulejos, which comes from the Arabic word az-zulayj meaning “polished stone”. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the city has a museum dedicated to these tiles called the Museu Nacional do Azulejo,...

The country’s largest Mexican art collection, Chicago, Illinois

The country’s largest Mexican art collection, Chicago, Illinois

Every year the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago has a Day of the Dead exhibit (check out last year’s photos here). The only Latino museum accredited by the American Association of Museums, it has the country’s largest Mexican art collection. So it’s fitting the museum also has one...

Fort Worth Museum of Science And History, Texas

Fort Worth Museum of Science And History, Texas

It's time to let you know about one more perfect place. The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History first started out as the Fort Worth Children's Museum in 1941 on Summit Street. The building the current Fort Worth Museum is housed in opened in 2007. During this time, the...

Day of the Dead exhibit – Latino museum

Day of the Dead exhibit – Latino museum

I skipped last year (I guess I must have been temporarily dead) but I try to always go to the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, which has an annual Day of the Dead exhibit (check out 2013 photos here and 2012 photos here). It is the only Latino...

National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago

National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago

I always try to go to the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, which has an annual Day of the Dead exhibit (check out past photos from 2012, 2013, and 2015). It is the only Latino museum accredited by the American Association of Museums and also has the country’s...

Hall of Presidents at the Neo-Futurist Theater in Chicago

Hall of Presidents at the Neo-Futurist Theater in Chicago

Two posts in one day? Ohmigod something must be going on! Why yes, it’s Presidents Day, a U.S. federal holiday that is celebrated on the third Monday of February to recognize the country’s first President George Washington (I don’t know, you might have heard of him). Earlier I told you...

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