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For Immediate Release: Narrated By Academy Award®-Winning Actress Susan Sarandon, “Elevated Thinking” Debuts On Public Television Nationwide In June 2014

“It’s a mile-and-a-half-long line that’s a lot like a gallery in a museum…that allows you to experience the city in an extraordinary way, where the city is now the exhibit.” –James Corner, Landscape Architect/Urban Designer (June 9, 2014, Atlanta, GA) – Great Museums® Television’s newest documentary, “Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City,” […]

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Great Museums Television Tops A Million Digital Views: Strong Focus On Social Media & Mobile Ahead

(Atlanta, GA – December 12, 2012) – GREAT MUSEUMS TELEVISION, an award-winning television series celebrating the museum world in the U.S. and abroad, surpassed one million views/downloads – a milestone for this unique series that has enjoyed enduring success and high ratings on national public television for the past decade. Executive produced by Marc and

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“MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS,” TIMES-PICAYUNE, BY DAVE WALKER

MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS ‘Great Museums’ takes to the streets of New Orleans to reveal that the city is a ‘living museum of music’ Originally printed: Saturday, May 15, 2010 With visits to more than 40 museums stamped on its passport, the public-television series “Great Museums” steps outside for its latest installment. “New Orleans: A Living

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GREAT MUSEUMS 2010: WHAT MAKES A MUSEUM?

“GREAT MUSEUMS: NEW ORLEANS: A LIVING MUSEUM OF MUSIC” “If you wanna get an authentic American experience, that living museum, just walk around the streets of New Orleans, talk to people. It’s there.” Irvin Mayfield, Director, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra; Cultural Ambassador for New Orleans and the state of Louisiana (April 2010)—In “GREAT MUSEUMS: NEW

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AN ACQUIRING MIND: PHILIPPE DE MONTEBELLO AND THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

“Those of us who run the museums, run them for the benefit of the public, all the public.” Philippe de Montebello, Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1977 to 2008. (February 2010)—The extraordinary legacy of Philippe de Montebello, who served for 31 years as Director of The Metropolitan Museum Art, is chronicled in GREAT

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GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL 2008: SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL ZOO AND CURIOUS ABOUT CUBA

GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL 2008: “THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL ZOO: WILD THING!” and “GREAT MUSEUMS OF HAVANA: CURIOUS ABOUT CUBA” Great Museums Steps Outside the Museum Walls to Showcase Global Stories of Preservation and Restoration With Two Trailblazing Specials for FALL 2008 (October 2008)—What do the colonial squares of Havana, Cuba, and the endangered species of

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GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL 2008: CHINA: WEST MEETS EAST AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

GREAT MUSEUMS of the WORLD GREAT MUSEUMS GOES GLOBAL WITH A 2008 OLYMPIC SPECIAL: CHINA: WEST MEETS EAST AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART “There is no better method to penetrate into the Chinese frame of mind than through its art.” Philippe de Montebello, Director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (June, 2008) As excitement builds

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MOVE OVER SISTER WENDY,” MUSEUM NEWS, BY AMANDA KRAUS

An interview with Chesney Doyle, Creator, Great Museums® The creative goal of Echo Pictures, Inc., the independent production company that created “Great Museums,” is clearly stated: “to knock people out with a half-hour of T.V. that sends them to the Web or their local museum, library, historical society, or school…” Now, imagine that statement spoken

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Interview with Chesney Doyle and Marc Doyle, Co-Executive Producers, Great Museums

Even the most avid museum-goers would agree that there are days when the comforts of home, in particular, the couch and the remote control, win out over trekking to a local museum. [W]atching the tube doesn’t have to be the polar opposite of visiting a museum. The television series “Great Museums” goes even further in

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