Great Museums

2002, TV Show

Full Episodes(21)

Latest Episode: New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music

May 16, 2010 Season 4 Episode 2 watch on Hulu (Free)

Intimate look at birthplace of American music, or jazz!. Wendell Pierce introduces us to local musicians and educators, museum curators, archivists and historians, and activists . Musical underscore is by Grammy® award-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield.

Curious About Cuba: Great Museums of Havana

Dec 01, 2008 Season 3 Episode 11

Enjoy Cuba’s art, history, and culture! From the Historical Museum of Science to the National Museum of Fine Arts, this award-winning program opens a window onto a surprisingly active cultural scene just beyond the U.S. southern horizon.
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Wild Thing: The Smithsonian National Zoo

Jun 01, 2008 Season 3 Episode 10

Smithsonian National Zoo is a leader in animal care, science, education, and sustainability. It helps preserve endangered species by breeding them in order to reintroduce them into nature. Our stars include Giant Pandas, Cheetahs, & Orangutans.
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China: West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jul 01, 2008 Season 3 Episode 9

The Met has the finest collection of Chinese artistic masterpieces of any museum outside of China. Its collection spans 5,000 years of political dynasties and varying religious and foreign influences, helping to expand our knowledge of China.
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Mind Over Matter: The Boston Children's Museum

Sep 01, 2007 Season 3 Episode 8

Boston Children’s Museum started the “hands-on” tradition used by children’s museums today. Play is learning at this museum which gets objects out of cases so that children can interact, experiment, and follow their own curiosity.
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Home Base: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Oct 01, 2006 Season 3 Episode 6

Featuring Tommy Lasorda, Bob Costas, and Joe Morgan, see the best of The National Baseball Museum’s 35,000 artifacts and 500,000 historic photographs. The Baseball Hall of Fame, also toured, immortalizes the great players of “America’s Game.”
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Riches, Rivals and Radicals: 100 Years of Museums in America

May 21, 2006 Season 3 Episode 5

Host Susan Stamberg takes us through the last 100 years of America's museums: Colonial Williamsburg, Museum of Modern Art, first African American Museum, and children’s museums are featured.
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In Our Time: The Museum of Modern Art

May 01, 2006 Season 3 Episode 4

MoMA’s peerless collection of modern art includes works by Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Pollock and Warhol, as well as the Vincent Black Shadow motorcycle and an Apple iPod.
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A World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sep 26, 2004 Season 3 Episode 1

Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibits 5,000 years of the world’s art. It is an encyclopedia of art history from every culture. Be dazzled by the variety of this NYC landmark’s collections, as the magnificence of “the Met” lights up your screen.
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