Archive for Michael Johnson

Behind the Scenes at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London

The Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington, London is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design.  The Museum is located in what is termed London’s “Albertopolis”, an area of great cultural, scientific, and educational importance.  Some of the neighboring institutions are the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum.  The official opening […]

Learning About British-ness at the National Portrait Gallery in London

The National Portrait Gallery is located on Charing Cross Road, close to Trafalgar Square in London, and is within walking distance from our flats at the Janet Poole House in Bloomsbury.  The National Portrait Gallery is very close to where we saw Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night as a group the night before. On display are over […]