Category: Museums

FINALLY I’ve made the time to pull this together and post the second episode of “A Museum Day with Rachel”.

Click here for iTunes link or listen directly below.

The images below cover most of what’s talked about in the podcast ep and you can click through most of them for more official info from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection page. Here’s a list of all the social media links we referenced:
Naomi’s Twitter – @naomicalhoun
My Twitter – @minirachel
OOTD Insta – @ootd66642069

Gilbert Stuart, “George Washington” (1796)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Williams, “Deborah Hall” (1766)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Willson Peale, “George Washington” (1776)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matching shoes and an old mirror!

Matching shoes and an old mirror!

Albert Bierstadt, “A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie” (1866)

 

Stephen Powers, “Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)” (2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Powers, “Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)” (2015)

 

Stephen Powers, “Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)” (2015)

Stephen Powers, “Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)” (2015)

Frances Stark “poem”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#NailArtArt in front of Stephen Powers' art

#NailArtArt in front of Stephen Powers’ art

 

 

 

 

 

 

close up at the Stephen Powers' exhibit of Rachel's favorite moment

close up at the Stephen Powers’ exhibit of Rachel’s favorite moment

 

 

 

 

 

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“For the record, I’m doing it for the blog post NOT the art.”

This is how my best friend Jennifer responded when I told her we would be going on a Museum Hack tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jennifer has never been a fan of “the arts”. To Jennifer, “the arts” can include anything from objects you might define as Fine Art like painting and sculpture all the way to a music video that doesn’t feature enough sequins… that was mean (and partially untrue) but she can handle it. Having known her for ten years, I’ve watched her attitude towards art morph from an aggressive hatred into a reluctant acceptance. Much like a conservative parent towards a son-in-law who’s… different.

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