Family Arts Museum

Family Arts Museum

Family as fine art. Home as curated space. Community as Gallery.


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4 ingredients dramatically reduce your family’s exposure to toxins

4 ingredients dramatically reduce your family’s exposure to toxins

4 surprising ingredients that will dramatically reduce your family’s exposure to toxins! (and you probably already have 2 in your cabinets) I am thrilled about these next 100 days! It’s been a minute since I decided to have a toxic free house and from the […]

100 Tips and Tricks to a DIY House – #100daysChemicalFree

100 Tips and Tricks to a DIY House – #100daysChemicalFree

I  just found out about this global creative project and could not resist! Join us for 100 days of DIY! Make your home less toxic by ditching common commercial products and making them yourself! Stock your cupboards with key ingredients to make everything from toothpaste […]

Best of Baltimore: Best Healing, Baltimore City Paper 2015

Best of Baltimore: Best Healing, Baltimore City Paper 2015

Best Healing, Baltimore City Paper 2015 On a Sunday afternoon almost a week after the Baltimore Uprising, 50 people or so packed into the Spin Cycle laundromat in Charles North. Some folks were just there to do laundry, but most came together to see art […]

Best of Baltimore – Best Exhibition/Pop Up, Baltimore Magazine

Best of Baltimore – Best Exhibition/Pop Up, Baltimore Magazine

POP-UP LOVE ON THE LINE: STORIES OF A BALTIMORE WORTH LIVING FOR Maryland Institute College of Art grad student Melani Douglass curated art and discussions about community in a most unique location—a laundromat. Featured artists included East Baltimore native Ms. Penny, who artfully folded clothes.

The Chatter: Life Cycles (Baltimore Magazine)

The Chatter: Life Cycles (Baltimore Magazine)

The Chatter: Life Cycles (Baltimore Magazine)   Baskets of clothes sit atop washing machines inside the packed house at the Spincycle laundromat in lower Remington. Many people here have come intending to do laundry, naturally, but others have come to catch a pop-up music and […]

Directing pain through art in the wake of the #BaltimoreUprising

Directing pain through art in the wake of the #BaltimoreUprising

By Rebekah Kirkman Did you see that? That store got its window smashed,” a white man lamented to me on the bus a couple of days after the events of last Monday. A lot of people have been saying these kinds of things, while remaining […]

How to start a museum while in grad school and nursing a child

How to start a museum while in grad school and nursing a child

Just talk to people. Tell them why you are here, Melani. tell them why you need this space and you need them in it. Then there is the pressure to have the right platform: WordPress or Blogger? Your own website or a host? What’s your […]