Should We Support Museums? —Getty Week 4

I love museums. I know my title belies this, but I promise, I do! I grew up going to them: art museums, natural history museums, children’s museums, etc. I remember being about five years old and playing at a children’s museum in DC, I think in an exhibit on manholes? I can’t remember the details, but I know there was an underground component. In middle school, the First Ladies’ dresses, including Michelle Obama’s Jason Wu gown, awed me with their elegance. I have filled high school and college with trips to the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan, the Whitney, etc. Studying abroad in Paris, I attended class in the Louvre. Suffice to say, I love museums. They make me feel at home, they inspire me, they comfort me.

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