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“GREAT MUSEUMS: NEW ORLEANS” WINS 2010 CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD FOR DOCUMENTARY EXCELLENCE

“GREAT MUSEUMS: NEW ORLEANS” WINS 2010 CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD FOR DOCUMENTARY EXCELLENCE

GREAT MUSEUMS: NEW ORLEANS: A LIVING MUSEUM OF MUSIC, the latest episode in the acclaimed public television documentary series, GREAT MUSEUMS, was recently awarded the prestigious CINE Golden… more >


“MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS,” TIMES-PICAYUNE, by Dave Walker

MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS ‘Great Museums’ takes to the streets of New Orleans to reveal that the city is a ‘living museum of music’ Originally printed: Saturday, May 15, 2010 With visits to more than 40 museums stamped on its passport, the public-television series “Great Museums” steps outside for its latest installment. “New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music,” airing Sunday night at 8 on… more >


GREAT MUSEUMS 2010:  WHAT MAKES A MUSEUM?: New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music

GREAT MUSEUMS 2010:  WHAT MAKES A MUSEUM? “GREAT MUSEUMS: NEW ORLEANS: A LIVING MUSEUM OF MUSIC” “If you wanna get an authentic American experience, that living museum, just walk around the streets of New Orleans, talk to people. It’s there.” Irvin Mayfield, Director, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra; Cultural Ambassador for New Orleans and the state of Louisiana (April 2010)—In “GREAT… more >


An Acquiring Mind: Philippe de Montebello and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

“Those of us who run the museums, run them for the benefit of the public, all the public.” Philippe de Montebello, Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1977 to 2008. (February 2010)—The extraordinary legacy of Philippe de Montebello, who served for 31 years as Director of The Metropolitan Museum Art, is chronicled in GREAT MUSEUMS: AN ACQUIRING MIND: PHILIPPE de MONTEBELLO AND THE… more >


GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL 2008: Smithsonian National Zoo and Curious About Cuba

GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL 2008: “THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL ZOO: WILD THING!” and “GREAT MUSEUMS OF HAVANA:  CURIOUS ABOUT CUBA” Great Museums Steps Outside the Museum Walls to Showcase Global Stories of Preservation and Restoration With Two Trailblazing Specials for FALL 2008 (October 2008)—What do the colonial squares of Havana, Cuba, and the endangered species of the world have in… more >


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