About: Established in 1950, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England encompassing 30 acres, 20 miles northwest of Boston. In 2009, deCordova changed its name from deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park to deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum to emphasize its renewed focus on sculpture and to support […]
Come sit on the bus – Red Grooms’ bus!
Step on board the Red Grooms‘ bus.! I should really fine myself one large summer ice cream cone this week for having taken so long to get to the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center! I only reside a short half hour away and that doesn’t even count the number of times I’ve been across the […]
In 1903, Berkshire Museum founder Zenas Crane, inspired by such institutions as the American Museum for Natural Science, the Smithsonian, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, decided to blend the best attributes of these establishments in a new museum for the people of Western Massachusetts. Thanks in large part to Crane’s efforts, the broad and […]
Mystic Seaport Museum
“Climb aboard another era” in this 19th century seaport village. Mystic Seaport village has the usual findings: blacksmith, cooperage, church, drug store, typical New England homes, bank, general store, school house, & printing office. But there are some things that set it apart for me such as the Thomas Oyster House and the Henry B. duPont Preservation […]
World Children’s Museum
Sharon A. Roth mentioned. What a fun place! And, I visited without a child in tow! The mission of World Children’s Museum in Glens Falls, NY is: to inspire curiosity and foster understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity. I think it likely they do that well. We were actually walking by this museum on […]