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IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Margaret Burroughs

IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Margaret Burroughs

Dr. Margaret Burroughs, Founder, DuSable Museum of African American History Four years ago, in 2006, I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Margaret Burroughs for our GREAT MUSEUMS special... more >


FIELD NOTES 2007: FILMING IN CUBA

Finca Vigia: Museo Ernest Hemingway Ada Rosa Alfonso Rosales, director of Finca Vigia, The Hemingway House Museum, was “the hostess with the most-est,” as we say back home in Deep South Mississippi. One minute we were toasting our GREAT MUSEUMS of the WORLD project (which represented a cultural collaboration between the US and Cuba) with straight 151 proof rum (in the middle of the day)... more >


Looking Back to May 1998:  The AAM Conference

May 1998:   After a year of thinking about producing a cultural TV series about museums, Marc and I were finally in a position to actually do it.  Before we initiated the field production, we attended the American Association of Museums’ annual meeting in Los Angeles.  We just signed up, paid the registration fee, and went.  It was the perfect place to learn about the museum business.  We... more >


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Things We Love:  Viewer Comments!

From time to time, we thought we might share some of our viewer comments, posted on our online video partner sites such as iTunes, Hulu, SnagFilms and Netflix…and of course, our own YouTube channel. We invite you to explore the Great Museums series and give us your feedback! About the Great Museums You Tube Channel: “Amazing channel, a ‘must’ sub!” “This channel is an excellent... more >