Monthly Archives: March 2010

Julia Child’s exhibit at the National Museum of American History

  Although Meryl Streep did not take home an Oscar for her role as Julia Child in Julie & Julia, the film has caused newfound interest in the woman who made French cuisine mainstream in America.Julie & Julia is based … Keep reading …

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Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown on display

Adding to the nearly century-old exhibit, the “First Ladies at the Smithsonian,” Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown is now on display at the National Museum of American History.  The stunning white chiffon gown, which was donated at the start of Women’s History Month, is amongst … Keep reading …

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National Museum of Natural History turns 100

Yesterday the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) turned 100!  The museum, whose 126 million natural science specimens and cultural artifacts include the Hope Diamond, is dedicated to inspiring learning and discovery of the natural world through research, exhibitions and education … Keep reading …

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Irish heritage in Boston

Did you wear green today?  Will you be eating corned beef and cabbage?  EF Explore America is headquartered in Boston where St. Patrick’s Day has become quite a big holiday.  From the Kennedys to the Dropkick Murphys, Boston boasts some … Keep reading …

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Welcome to the Smithsonian Student Travel blog

Welcome to the EF Explore America blog!  My name is Melissa, and I work in the marketing department at EF Explore America.  Before that, I was actually a tour consultant working with teachers from the Midwest.  This experience has provided … Keep reading …

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