Posted: October 19, 2022

The Maker Path

A long time ago, in a museum not that far away, Alex Belfield used the force to develop from a curious teen into a masterful maker.

The Maker Path
Animals Art Biology
Posted: August 2, 2022

Skin Rocks: Integuments Made Into Instruments

Since we’re hosting Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity, we're noting some interesting instruments made from various types of skin. Rock on!

Skin Rocks: Integuments Made Into Instruments
Art Food History Virginia
Posted: April 5, 2022

Native or Introduced: Which Foods Are Originally from Virginia?

The opening of a new touring exhibition featuring crop art got us thinking about foods we enjoy today and which were originally from Virginia. Test your knowledge to see if you can identify the native foods on our list.

Native or Introduced: Which Foods Are Originally from Virginia?
Art Health
Posted: March 5, 2021

Art Therapy vs. Art as a Therapeutic Approach

Various forms of art have long been celebrated for their healing qualities. When exploring the connection between, and role of, art and mental illness treatments, what's the difference between art therapy and art as a therapeutic approach?

Art Therapy vs. Art as a Therapeutic Approach
Posted: April 3, 2020

Things to Do While You Stay at Home: Part 1

How many times has a friend given you a recommendation for an interesting movie, podcast or book and you haven’t had the time to check it out? The science lovers on our team have some recommendations if you’re looking for some STEM-filled suggestions. So here they are, in their own words. Enjoy!

Things to Do While You Stay at Home: Part 1