Mod Squad

Today on Museum Bites we’re wrapping up our visit to the Dennos Museum Center with a stroll through its modern art wing. This eclectic collection features local artists whose works range from the whimsical to the grief-stricken. We’ll pay tribute to the culinary arts, meet a supporting lady, and kick back in a moonlit field. We begin in the kitchen…

Cold Comfort

Life within the Arctic Circle is a bone-chilling affair, but through hard work and longstanding traditions, the Inuit have carved out a cozy and communal existence. Join me for a stroll through the Dennos Museum Center's fascinating exhibit and along the way, we’ll learn more about the life, land, and lore of the Inuit. We begin with the humble igloo…

Survival Games

Ear pulls, knuckle hops, and dropkicks! Get your game face on because today on Museum Bites we’re gearing up to play…the Inuit way.

Ancient Threads

Today on Museum Bites we’re wrapping up our ramble through ancient Rome with a look at fashion. From senator to slave, a Roman’s wardrobe was based more on social standing than on personal taste.

Fun & Games

Today on Museum Bites we’re continuing our road trip through ancient Rome via the Cranbrook Institute of Science. Our next stop is Rome’s arts and entertainment scene. From board games to the gladiatorial games the Romans liked to have a good time.

Paving the Way

Today on Museum Bites we’re hitting the road with a trip back to ancient Rome. Known for its backstabbing politics, grisly entertainments, and comfortable party wear, Rome was also a hotbed of innovation.

Lovely Monsters: Reboot

Today on Museum Bites we’re talking tornadoes with a tour through photographer and storm chaser, Camille Seaman’s The Big Cloud exhibit at the Michigan State University Museum. Thanks to years of watching Dorothy (and her little dog too!), tornadoes have been my go-to nightmare.

Float Like a Butterfly

Today on Museum Bites we’re floating on air. The trees are budding, the birds are nesting, and soon butterflies will be fluttering about. These colorful creatures symbolize daintiness and whimsy, but don’t be fooled. Butterflies are no shrinking violets.

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