Month: May 2019

Sound Tracks: The Rock and Rock Hall of Fame & Museum

Sound Tracks: The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZb9_II-UAY GREAT MUSEUMS TELEVISION showcases the world-famous Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum in a one-hour special that aired on public broadcast stations nationwide in the Fall of 2015. Filmed to coincide with the museum’s 20th anniversary, Sound Tracks: The Rock & …

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Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City​

Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76mblYY__PE GREAT MUSEUMS: ELEVATED THINKING: THE HIGH LINE IN NEW YORK CITY celebrates the stunning transformation of an elevated, abandoned railway into a widely acclaimed public park. Once an active train line that existed to bring food through the region and into the city, the High Line had …

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Filming The Islamic Masterpieces

FILMING THE ISLAMIC MASTERPIECES Pictured Above: Jean-Luc Martinez (President-Director of The Louvre Museum) being interviewed by Philippe de Montebello, with Marc Doyle in the foreground.     We started developing the Great Museums episode on Islamic Masterpieces more than three years ago. It has been an extraordinary adventure filled with various twists and turns. Today, …

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Renzo Piano—Creating Architectural Icons

Renzo Piano—Creating Architectural Icons From architect Renzo Piano’s workshop, high on a hilltop north of Genoa, Italy, come some of the world’s most innovative museum designs. Here Piano speaks about his design for the High Museum, the centerpiece of a “village for the arts” on Peachtree St. in Atlanta. From GREAT MUSEUMS: Riches, Rivals and …

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Vincent Black Shadow

Vincent Black Shadow https://youtu.be/R0KvSGbG0AwWhat’s a motorcycle doing in an art museum, sharing the stage with paintings by Picasso and Matisse? Glenn Lowry, Director of MoMA, and Terence Riley, Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, explain. From GREAT MUSEUMS: In Our Time: The Museum of Modern Art (2006).

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