All posts tagged Boston Globe

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Fish, museums and neuroscience

  I’ve recently found myself a fish out of water, a neuroscientist working in an art museum. Before you run down the avenue of assumption, let me clarify that I …

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Brain matters

Museums excel at providing stimulating visual, intellectual and emotional experiences. But do we really know what’s going on inside the visitor’s mind? If we did, could we design even more …

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Who are you wearing?

Native Fashion Now opened a couple of weeks ago with a big bang – a preview party akin to Hollywood’s Oscar Academy Awards when that question (“who are you wearing?”) …

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Wonder of the Strandbeests

By Evan J. Berkowitz The 2,500 parking spaces at Crane Beach  in Ipswich are nearly full even a half-hour before PEM’s Strandbeest pop-up is set to begin. “It’s like Strandbeest …

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Culture…by the numbers

Editor’s Note: Everyone knows that creativity is fueling local economies. (This recent Boston Globe article on how Somerville came to be hip tells this story.) As the November 4 elections …