museums

A Place To Be (1979)

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A biography of the East Building of the National Gallery of Art: A landmark of art and architecture

A Place to Be is a superb "biography of a building," tracing the contemporary design and construction of the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

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High
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00:55
A Place To Be

Programs about the National Gallery of Art (2005)

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These four programs provide detailed overviews about the National Gallery of Art, its history, development, and construction; founder Andrew W. Mellon; and architects John Russell Pope and I.M. Pei. They also include rare photographs and historic film footage.

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High
Length: 
01:48
Programs about the National Gallery of Art

Holland Land Office Museum, Genesee County, NY

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This is the web site for the Holland Land Office Museum, located in Batavia, NY, and is considered the birthplace of Western NY.

Curious George and the Dinosaur

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THIS IS PART OF THE DINOSAURS CURRICULUM KIT

Curious George visits a museum with a class of schoolchildren and causes much excitement by climbing up onto a dinosaur skeleton.

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340L
Curious George and the Dinosaur

Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones (Unabridged)

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Something is very wrong at the museum. When Cam and Eric go on a field trip with their class, Cam discovers that some bones are missing from the skeleton of the Coelophysis dinosaur. Will Cam be able to use her photographic memory to remember who sneaked the bones past the museum guards and then catch the thief?

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490L
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00:37
Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones (Unabridged)

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2001)

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Program 1: Kimble Art Museum (60 min.): Sister Wendy Beckett introduces the Kimbell Museum in Fort Worth and looks at several artists and works including Maillol, a terracotta head of a Nigerian king, Cezanne, Hindu scultpture, Piet Mondrian, a Japanese screen, Caravaggio, George de la Tour, Caspar David Friedrich, Standing Maitreya Bodhisattva from Thailand, sculpture from Pakistan, Ercole d

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02:00
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2001)

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Progam 1: The Metropolitan Museum Of Art (60 min.): Sister Wendy Beckett introduces the museum and looks at a fragmentary sculpture of an Egyptian queen, Islamic art and a page from the Koran, Watteau, porcelain figures from the Commedia dell'Arte, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, art from New Guinea, Balthus, Medieval Art and the Cloisters, Velazquez, Egyptian art, women as artists, Marie-Denise Vill

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02:00
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston