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National Zoo, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and New Orleans’ “Living Museum of Music.” With more than three dozen television awards for excellence, Great Museums performs in the TOP 5% of independently produced series on public television. Great Museums, shot in HD and known for its unsurpassed quality, features both the masterworks of America’s museums, both large and small, as well as the curators, scientists, historians, and art scholars. The thrill of Great Museums is not the fleeting buzz of a roller coaster ride, but the lasting, life-changing thrill of “knowing.” Come meet Great Museums' stars and celebrities . . . Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Irvin Mayfield. Michael Spock. The Last “Out Ball” from the First World Series. Seabiscuit’s trophies.
|1||HDVideoBoston Children’s Museum: Mind Over Matter||Featuring the 2nd oldest children’s museum in America, the Boston Children's Museum started the “hands-on” tradition used by children’s museums everywhere today.||24:57||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|2||HDVideoThe National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum: Home Base||Baseball and America have grown up together and the 19th-century game continues to be identified with our nation's values and aspirations. This special about the National Baseball Museum and Hall of Fame features Tommy Lasorda, Bob Costas, and Joe Morgan.||54:51||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|3||HDVideoMetropolitan Museum of Art: A World of Art||The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a three dimensional encyclopedia of art history, radiating 5,000 years of artistic history, from every culture from every part of the world, from the earliest times to the present. It's a collection that dazzles and overwhelms us with its variety and outstanding quality, as does this GREAT MUSEUMS special about this NYC landmark.||48:59||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|4||HDVideoMuseum of Modern Art: In Our Time||What do the super stars of modern art -- Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Pollock, Warhol -- have in common with the Vincent Black Shadow motorcycle and an Apple iPod? All share the stage at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), visited and chronicled in this GREAT MUSEUMS program.||55:00||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|5||HDVideoNational Museum of Racing: Horse Power||Located at the historic Saratoga Springs racetrack, the National Museum of Racing celebrates the sport and the animals whose grace and beauty have become legendary.||25:01||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|6||HDVideoSmithsonian National Zoo: Wild Thing||GREAT MUSEUMS tours our Nation’s Zoo, located in Washington, DC. The Smithsonian National Zoo demonstrates leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability. This special places particular emphasis on the National Zoo's advancement of research and scientific knowledge in conserving wildlife.||55:07||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|7||HDVideoNew Orleans: A Living Museum of Music||Through exclusive interviews with some of New Orleans’ most revered music legends, at some of the city’s most storied musical venues and festivals, this extraordinary one-hour GREAT MUSEUMS HD special reveals the enormous recovery effort, rooted in schools and churches, on behalf of the city’s musical heritage.||55:53||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|8||HDVideoRiches, Rivals and Radicals: 100 Years of Museums In America||Discover the commanding and charismatic characters whose fervor fueled the 20th century revolution that changed America's museums from dusty and elitist to dynamic and democratic! This landmark public television special features museum stories coast to coast and is hosted by Susan Stamberg, award-winning national correspondent.||55:12||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|9||HDVideoGreat Museums of Havana: Curious About Cuba||From the Historical Museum of Science to the National Museum of Fine Arts, Great Museums unlocks the mysteries of Cuba’s museum world and opens a window onto a surprisingly active cultural scene just beyond our southern horizon.||55:06||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|10||HDVideoThe Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Collective Vision||A patron with exquisite taste and a zest for life, Isabella Stewart Gardner traveled the globe for over three decades, assembling piece by piece one of the world's most remarkable art collections. Great Museums shares both the collection, based in Boston, Massachusetts, and its story in "Collective Vision."||25:00||$3.49||View In iTunes|