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New: Great Smoky Mountains; NYC (updated); DC (updated)
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200 Years Later – Celebrating Jane Austen’s short life in her hometown


Jane Austen's tiny writing table
This tiny house is where Jane Austen was her most prolific—writing in the morning after breakfast at a tiny table. She lived with her mother, her sister and a family friend during the last eight years of her short life. more
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Santa Fe NM Launches Global Arts and Culture Initiative


Santa Fe NM is ready for an arts and cultural initiative organized around a series of global art exhibitions this year. more
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Learning about mummies at the American Museum of Natural History


The Gilded Lady, completed sculpture
The new exhibition Mummies at the American Museum of Natural History gives us a rare glimpse into lives and cultures of the past, thanks to 21st-century tools and technologies more
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A Year with Children’ at Guggenheim Museum Now Open


In its 46th year, Learning Through Art (LTA) at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City presents the exhibition A Year with Children 2017 through June 4 more
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A Sizzling San Diego Summer Coming Up


California is a beautiful state to visit, and one of its gems is San Diego. The city is already making waves for an interesting summer. more
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New guide to Seattle Family Adventures


A new resource is ready to make planning easy with a new guidebook. Seattle Family Adventures: more
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Sports Memorabilia Show in Springfield IL


The award-winning sports memorabilia show, “A Piece of the Game,” is coming to Springfield, IL at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum more
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Taking the kids to San Francisco to commemorate the “summer of love”


Guide Stan Flouride explains mural depicting Summer of Love in 1967
Take the kids and grandkids to San Francisco where the city is marking the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with a year’s worth of special events, exhibits, concerts and more. more
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Taking the Kids to free attractions in Washington DC this spring


Just published - The Kids Guide to Washington DC - second edition
It doesn’t cost anything to visit the Lincoln Memorial at night, to play pilot in a mock cockpit at “America by Air,” a permanent exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, attend a family event or one for young children at the Museum of African American History and Culture or visit the giant pandas at the National Zoo. more
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How to Put Yourself in a Museum in Quebec City


In Quebec City, Musee de la civilisation's exciting new project, My 2000-Year-Old Double, encourages everyone to take part in creating the exhibition by submitting a photo of their face that will be matched with ancient Greco-Roman or Egyptian sculptures. more
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