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And The Walls Came Tumblin’ Down

And The Walls Came Tumblin’ Down https://youtu.be/YhIMlQLh5uM GREAT MUSEUMS is at work documenting the creation of the last museum to be built on our National Mall. Construction of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (SNMAAHC) began in 2012. The new museum is scheduled to open in 2015. In May 2013, GREAT …

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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).

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