Let’s rewind almost two months to my time at Cherubs. For our last field trip, I signed up to venture into the Windy City to visit one of the greatest and most extensive art museums in the world: The Art Institute of Chicago. Of course, the thousands of square feet of priceless works by some of the most notable artists of all time were tough to beat. But the real reason I was there was to reenact Ferris, Cameron, and Sloan’s trip to the Art Institute. Continue reading Wannabe Buellers at the Art Institute of Chicago
Who here has ever thought, at one point or another, that art is kind of pointless? Go ahead, raise your hands. It’s not like I’m going to see or anything… As a lover and supporter of all fine arts, I have to say that I’ve thought this at one time or another, as much as I hate to say it. But no longer will I … Continue reading A Dose of High Art
Museums and Activities 1. The Newseum: Reporting Live From Pennsylvania Avenue This modern, six-floor building is a welcome break from the stately classical edifices housing most of DC’s museums. And the museum contained within this building is also a welcome break from the norm. On the museum’s front, visitors find a six-story stone etching of the first amendment: a tribute to the very law that … Continue reading The Capital List: What To See and Eat in D.C.
“I’m glad we were here together in our nation’s capital.” -Forrest Gump I haven’t seen snow in more than eight years. But to my delight, I wake up to see white flurries trickling down from a crisp blue sky. Giddy with excitement, I rush to the window and squeal internally at the sight of the ground, which looks to me like it’s covered in powdered sugar. … Continue reading D.C.’s American Ambiance