During New York Fashion Week, Jenny Park created works that matched the architecture of the Oculus, with five models standing in the middle of the vast structure.
At Skylight Clarkson Square
Protesting the DACA announcement made today. One group marched back and forth from the White House to the Capitol. Here they are on Independence Avenue right by the Capitol. The police issued a warning that the group had to keep moving or face arrest. There were protestors all day in front of the White House: … Continue reading DACA Protest
Woodrow Wilson Plaza
On Freedom Plaza today:
In a rare event, the U.S. Botanic Garden had three corpse flowers in bloom this year, following a single one last year. The rarest one had a purple stem, and was the first to bloom The other two had the more common green stems. Here they are before blooming: And here’s the third one in … Continue reading Corpse flowers
Protesting the likely end of Americorps and other national service programs, dinosaurs showed up at the Capitol.
Yesterday I was lucky to get to go to a social media preview of the updated Freer space. The 18-month renovation concentrated on updating the infrastructure, but there were also many visible improvements, including a new color palette that ties each collection together. While I’ve been in the museum many times and read about Freer, … Continue reading The Updated Freer
Unfortunately, I was not able to be outside during the height of the eclipse, but I did get to see some interesting scenes before the full (well, partial) eclipse. From outside the Air and Space Museum: From outside Mazza Gallerie, in Chevy Chase: