The Brooklyn Museum
I've been thinking of the year ahead and my hopes for the year. Some of my thoughts are "old business," and include goals I posted about last year. Some were successful and some less successful -- but that's another post.
I spent time last week looking over my calendar, remembering the year past. I noted many happy memories, but I was struck by the absence of many museum visits. I love going to museums, and when I travel I generally schedule the activities of the visit around the museums. I like art museums, science museums, historical homes and monuments and museums that are almost unclassifiable. The Potato Museum in Prince Edward Island the Bowling Hall of Fame in St. Louis come to mind. I live in one of the most museum-rich cities in the world and yet, last year I probably made six visits to museums and two were for work events. I saw very little of the art on those trips. We were at the Brooklyn Museum twice. I planned to return to see the exhibitions and the year went by and I didn't get there.
2011 will be different. We'll be going to museums. My goal is to visit a museum at least once a month. I am in easy walking distance of the American Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York Historical Society, so there's no reason for this dearth of visits. And it's going to be we! I'll share photos and let you know what I've seen.
Anyone else a museum fan? What are some of your favorite museums to visit? Looking forward to sharing my adventures in museum going with all of you.