America · Boston

The Peabody Museum, Harvard Natural History Museum & Warren Anatomical Museum

While I really wanted to write separate reviews for the Peabody Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Warren Anatomical Museum, I thought that combining them was best. This is because I doubt I could write a decent full review on each of them individually. I am going to focus on only one section… Continue reading The Peabody Museum, Harvard Natural History Museum & Warren Anatomical Museum

America · Boston

Halloween in Salem & Boston

Celebrating Halloween in America has been on my to-do list for quite some time. I believe that this cultural celebration most definitely is a form of cultural heritage. According to ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites): "Cultural Heritage is an expression of the ways of living developed by a community and passed on from… Continue reading Halloween in Salem & Boston

America · Boston

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is located within walking distance from the Museum of Fine Arts. It houses a superb collection of artworks from artists such as Rembrandt and Titian. I would argue, however, that it is not solely an art galley. Instead, it had all the trademarks of a house museum. I will delve… Continue reading Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

America · Boston

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is one of the most impressive and beautiful cultural spaces I have ever visited. It is filled with objects and artworks from Asia, America, Europe, and numerous ancient cultures. There are constantly changing exhibitions meaning you could visit again and again without feeling as though you had seen it… Continue reading Museum of Fine Arts

America · Boston

The Freedom Trail Tour

I first visited Boston in 2012. We did most of the touristy things including walking the Freedom Trail. We purchased the guide, followed the trail and learnt a little about the history of the city. Over the past few months I have seen the Freedom Trail tour guides all over Instagram and Facebook. This persuaded… Continue reading The Freedom Trail Tour

Boston · Conferences

Conference Summary

Today was the final day for the International Symposium on the History of Anaesthesia here in Boston. Luckily, the program for this year contained a few talks on museums from around the world. We heard from Directors, Curators and Honoray Curators who were representing museums in Wales, Germany, America and Australia to name a few.… Continue reading Conference Summary