Category Archives: excursions


Collaboration ’11 opened at the Jamestown Arts Center Friday night. We missed the opening, so we went this weekend to see the boys’ artwork. I thought it would be so exciting for them to see their work hanging on the … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Metamorphosis

I decided the flu and the lingering coughs had taken too much of a toll on us all for us to travel to see Mo Willems at the Carle Museum last weekend. Instead, we stayed a bit closer to home … Continue reading

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Field Trip: RISD Art Museum

Another Sunday, another trip to an art museum. This time, the art museum of the Rhode Island School of Design (known as RISD, pronounced Riz-dee). The purpose of this visit: to see the Impressionist galleries (“Monet and his friends,” as … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Newport Art Museum

Recently, two exhibits opened at the Newport Art Museum that I really wanted to see, so on a cold Sunday afternoon, we went to visit. It being a weekend, my husband could come along with us, which certainly helps in … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Eric Carle Museum

We took advantage of a day off from school this week and headed to the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts. It’s far enough away (about 125 miles) that it’s a treat to visit, as well … Continue reading

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