Two language museums in Washington

On the eve of International Mother Language Day (IMLD), here's a quick look at the news that the Washington, DC area will get a second museum dedicated to languages: Planet Word Museum. This project began several years ago, based on the vision of Ann B. Friedman, a philanthropist and former reading instructor, and was incorporated … Continue reading Two language museums in Washington

Opening of the National Museum of Language

I had the opportunity yesterday (April 29) to visit the National Museum of Language (NML) in College Park, Maryland (U.S.) by invitation for a special preview day. The museum opens to the public formally on Saturday, May 3. The name gives the impression that it is government-owned, like the various other "national" museums and galleries … Continue reading Opening of the National Museum of Language