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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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).

Black History Museums: The Dusable

Black History Museums: The Dusable https://youtu.be/vYO2ZcliKawMargaret and Charles Burroughs started a black history Museum in their Chicago living room with items collected from their travels to Africa. This museum became the DuSable Museum of African American History, the oldest museum of its type in the country. From GREAT MUSEUMS: Riches, Radicals and Rivals: 100 Years …

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