Month: June 2017

Picture Perfect: George Eastman House

Picture Perfect: George Eastman House https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp_oO_af-qwLocated on historic East Avenue in Rochester, New York, the 12.5-acre museum site was the urban estate of George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak Company. The Museum focuses on the 150-year history of the art, technology, and impact of photography and motion pictures – media that continue to change our …

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America’s Shrine to Music: National Music Museum

America’s Shrine to Music: National Music Museum https://youtu.be/spLhMi297qUThe art of making music requires genius, precision and passion. Founded in 1973, this landmark museum in Vermillion, South Dakota, includes more than 10,000 musical instruments from virtually all cultures and historical periods. Today, its holdings are rivaled only by institutions in such cultural centers as Berlin, Brussels, …

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Mind Over Matter: The Boston Children’s Museum

Mind Over Matter: The Boston Children’s Museum https://youtu.be/iWDl6DzzupsRummaging through a trunk of old clothes in the Grandparent’s Attic display, children are not just trying on clothes; they’re trying on the business of being adults. Play is learning at the Boston Children’s Museum (founded 1913), which revolutionized the American museum experience half a century ago by …

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Behind The Lone Star: Institute of Texan Cultures

Behind The Lone Star: Institute of Texan Cultures https://youtu.be/LlWuduSdWJgCowboy boots, spurs, and cattle quickly come to mind when people think about the Lone Star State. But who are Texans, really? This surprising San Antonio museum explores the 26 diverse cultures that settled Texas. The people of the world came to Texas, and all of them …

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