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It's all exciting to me! Even very small children love museums when exposed
gently and following their interests. I still remember the first time that my
mother took me to the Honolulu Academy of Arts - I must have been about five.
Object centered learning is what museums can be all about. And yes, layout
and presentation and good signage can be helpful, but I would be blown away
by Starry Night or by a Hiroshige print in a hallway! Most Americans are
sadly underexposed to art. And even though many museums have had their work
chosen by the evil white male, the works in them, while not all of art, are