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Title Great Museums [(DVD) videorecording] : a documentary series celebrating the world of museums / [Great Museums ; an Echo Pictures production ; American Public Television ; produced by Marc Doyle [and others] ; directed by Marc Doyle [and others] ; writers, Chesney Doyle [and others].

Edition [Widescreen].
Publication Info. [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2012]
Distributed by PBS Distribution.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  069 GRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 7 videodiscs (approximately 22 hr., 30 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Language In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Note Title from container.
Program content: c2001-c2012.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Credits Videographer, Mark Moore ; photography, Jim Fortier ... [et al.] ; editors, Al Abronski ... [et al.] ; music, Irvin Mayfield ... [et al.].
Performer Narrators, Wendell Pierce ... [et al.].
Summary Celebrate the world of museums with this award-winning series that opens the doors of the museum world to millions of viewers and discover why fact is even more fascinating than fiction.
Contents disc 1. New Orleans : a living museum of music (c2010) ; The National Music Museum : America's shrine to music (c2003) ; Institute of Texan cultures : behind the lone star (c2003) ; The Charleston Museum : America's first museum (c2002) ; The Delta Blues Museum : the blues lives on! (c2002) ; The DuSable Museum of African-American History : American soul (c2002) -- disc 2. The National Baseball Hall of Fame : home base (c2006) ; Ellis Island Immigration Museum : face of America (c2002) ; Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian : native voice (c2003) ; National D-day Museum : triumph of the spirit (c2003) ; The Library of Congress : volumes to speak (c2003) ; Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum : water ways (c2002) -- disc 3. Molly Brown House Museum : the unsinkable (c2002) ; Colorado History Museum : crossroads of culture (c2002) ; California Surf Museum : proudly we wave (c2002) ; Autry Museum of Western Heritage : spirit of the West (c2002) ; The National Museum of Racing : horse power (c2003) -- disc 4. The Metropolitan Museum of Art : a world of art (c2004) ; The Museum of Modern Art : in our time (c2006) ; George Eastman House : picture perfect (c2003) ; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum : collective vision (c2003) -- disc 5. China : West meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (c2008) ; The great Museums of Havana : curious about Cuba (c2008) ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts : art gets a start in America (c2002) ; National Museum of Women in the arts : a woman's touch (c2002) -- disc 6. An acquiring mind : Philippe de Montebello and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (c2009) ; Riches, rivals & radicals : 100 years of museums in America (c2006) ; The Walker Art Center : creative catalyst (c2006) ; Morris Museum of Art : the art of the south (c2002) -- disc 7. The Smithsonian National Zoo : wild thing! (c2008) ; The Franklin Institute : wonderland of science (c2004) ; The Boston Children's Museum : mind over matter (c2006) ; The Whale Museum : science at sea (c2003) ; New York City Fire Museum : trial by fire (c2002) ; The Henry Ford : made in America (c2004) ; California State Railroad Museum : binding ties (c2003).
Audience Not rated.
Subject Museums -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Museums -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary television programs.
DVD-Video discs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Doyle, Marc.
Doyle, Chesney Blankenstein.
Pierce, Wendell.
Great Museums (Firm)
Echo Pictures.
American Public Television.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title Great museums (Television program)
ISBN 9781608837588
Standard No. 841887017619
Music No. GMUS600.1 PBS
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