We’re starting a list of museums of interest to our members in the Washington and Baltimore area.
Here’s a long list of museums in Washington, DC: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Washington,_D.C.
- One of the few places we know of to see Ancient Egyptian Art in DC: the Freer and Sackler Galleries, part of the Smithsonian Institution. See http://www.asia.si.edu/collections/egyptian.asp
- Freer & Sackler location: http://www.asia.si.edu/visit/maps.asp
- The Freer and Sackler Galleries are open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every day except December 25. Admission is free.
Here’s a long list of museums in Baltimore, MD: http://baltimore.org/arts-and-culture/baltimore-museums
- The Walters Art Museum: http://thewalters.org
- The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum: http://archaeologicalmuseum.jhu.edu/
- The Eton Collection (on loan to the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum):
Got some more favorite places to get your “Egyptian fix”? Email jwrider at gmail dot com.
- Ashmolean returns Ancient Egyptian mummies to public view in £5m show (guardian.co.uk)
- The Secrets of Archimedes in the Baltimore museum’s exhibition “Lost and Found (hazimiai.wordpress.com)
- Ancient Egyptian Chariot Leather Pieces Rediscovered (scientificamerican.com)
- The Cairo Genizah at the Walters Art Museum (zwingliusredivivus.wordpress.com)
- Museums Are Awesome! (captainkathymccullough.wordpress.com)
- Museum of London (garydenness.co.uk)