Balancing Act

Visitors to the Glenstone Museum don’t see very much in the way of written text explaining the art. Instead, visitors need to just speak their questions aloud and a voice will respond with all the history, context and backstory they seek. The Glenstone, however, is not a place where digital devices robotically intrude on the museum experience. In fact, it…

The Architecture of Acoustics

The Music Center at Strathmore is renowned for its innovative acoustic design. The design in and of itself is its own art installation. Every form, shape and space has a significant function to balance sound while allowing for a dynamic range of sounds to be experienced. The high notes are crisp and not tinny, and the low notes are warm and…

Paintings with Purpose

Wentworth Gallery is a 30-year family-owned business with eight galleries along the East Coast, including one in Bethesda at the Westfield Montgomery Mall. Wentworth’s bread-and-butter business model is about offering a huge collection of more than 200 artists’ work with a wide variety of price points to both long-time collectors as well as those who have never before owned a work…