Category Archives: Museums

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

I signed up for the New York Transit Museum‘s “The Golden Age:¬†Avery¬†Architectural & Fine Arts Library” event not knowing quite what to expect. I did know this was a members-only event, which typically means it’ll visit somewhere hard to get … Continue reading

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Forty-Part Motet at the Cleveland Museum of Art

So far I’ve written very little about art on this blog, though I have visited several sites/witnessed several performances that bridge the gap between infrastructure and art. Memorable recent examples include Nick Cave’s Heard NY, Ann Hamilton’s Event of a … Continue reading

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Lo-V Nostalgia Train

I was super excited to ride my first nostalgia train since the holidays. The particular ones I was to ride this day were Lo-Vs, even older than the “Arnines” I rode over the holidays. Lo-V stands for low voltage – … Continue reading

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City Hall Station and more

The “Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station” was the first of the four New York Transit Museum excursions I signed up for during this, my first cycle of being a member, in spring/summer of 2011. I squealed when … Continue reading

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Mini-scursion: The New York Transit Museum

It was the warmest, nicest day we’d had yet this spring and I set out for the New York Transit Museum. I’d shuffled some things around in my schedule in order to go on a weekday – less crowded, I … Continue reading

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