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GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL 2008: China: West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

GREAT MUSEUMS of the WORLD GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL WITH A 2008 OLYMPIC SPECIAL: CHINA: WEST MEETS EAST AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART “There is no better method to penetrate into the Chinese frame of mind than through its art.” Philippe de Montebello, Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (June, 2008) As excitement builds for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, Great Museums… more >


“MOVE OVER SISTER WENDY,” MUSEUM NEWS, By Amanda Kraus

An interview with Chesney Doyle, Creator, Great Museums® The creative goal of Echo Pictures, Inc., the independent production company that created “Great Museums,” is clearly stated: “to knock people out with a half-hour of T.V. that sends them to the Web or their local museum, library, historical society, or schoolÂ…” Now, imagine that statement spoken with determination and a melodic… more >


“THE ON-AIR MUSEUM,” Museum News, By Amanda Kraus

Interview with Chesney Doyle and Marc Doyle, Co-Executive Producers, Great Museums Even the most avid museum-goers would agree that there are days when the comforts of home, in particular, the couch and the remote control, win out over trekking to a local museum. [W]atching the tube doesn’t have to be the polar opposite of visiting a museum. The television series “Great Museums” goes even… more >


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