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  • 34:09 Shadows of Ourselves

    Shadows of Ourselves

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  • 41:33 Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part Two

    Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part Two

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    In this March 11, 2007 Sunday at the Met program, Lucretia Kargere, Conservator in The Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation with The Cloisters, discusses issues related to the polychrome decoration of Medieval sculpture with a focus on the ob

  • 1:00:48 Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part One

    Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part One

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    In this March 11, 2007 Sunday at the Met program, Julien Chapuis, Curator in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, discusses issues related to the polychrome decoration of Medieval sculpture with a focus on the objects in The Cloisters collect

  • 18:46 Sunday at the Met:  Major Additions to The Cloisters Collection

    Sunday at the Met: Major Additions to The Cloisters Collection

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    Peter Barnet, the Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters discusses major recent acquisitions to the collections at The Cloisters. Three major new works are now on display thanks to the 1950s endowment prov

  • 25:05 Sunday at the Met:  Preserving the Immaterial

    Sunday at the Met: Preserving the Immaterial

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    In this Sunday at the Met program from May 19, 2013, Lecretia Kargère discusses the history of restoration and conservation of wooden sculpture at The Cloisters. This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Search for the Unicorn: A

  • 1:16:31 Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival:  Art and the Mind (Part 2)

    Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival: Art and the Mind (Part 2)

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    CONVERSATION Jamshed Bharucha, President of The Cooper Union,and moderatorDavid Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art and Director of the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia UniversityMatthew Ritchie, artistLuke S

  • 17:26 Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival: Art and the Mind (Part 1)

    Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival: Art and the Mind (Part 1)

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    CONVERSATION Jamshed Bharucha, President of The Cooper Union,and moderatorLuke Syson, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Curator in Charge, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of ArtThis event is a production of the World

  • 1:01:47 Mystery of the Doorknockers

    Mystery of the Doorknockers

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  • 1:24:02 Collecting the American Civil War

    Collecting the American Civil War

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    Conversation with Michael J. McAfee, Curator, West Point Museum, United States Military Academy, and David Wynn Vaughan, collector. Moderated by Jeff L. Rosenheim, Curator in Charge, Department of Photographs, MMAApril 26, 2013 © The Metropolitan Mus

  • 1:08:36 How, When, and Why African Art Came to New York: A Conversation

    How, When, and Why African Art Came to New York: A Conversation

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    Jack Flam, President and CEO, The Dedalus Foundation, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New YorkYaëlle Biro, Assistant Curator of African Art, MMAJune 21, 201

  • 59:01 The Cyrus Cylinder from Ancient Babylon and the Beginning of the Persian Empire

    The Cyrus Cylinder from Ancient Babylon and the Beginning of the Persian Empire

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    Lecture by Dr. John E. Curtis, OBE, FBA, Keeper of Special Middle East Projects, The British Museum. Introduction by Joan Aruz, Curator in Charge, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This program is presented with the

  • 1:56:24 Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures

    Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures

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    Sunday at the Met, November 20, 2011Delve into the installation and commemoration rites that defined important individuals immortalized by artists in West and Central Africa through major sculptural traditions. The afternoon's speakers explore this larger

  • 1:33:39 21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: Reinventing the Museum

    21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: Reinventing the Museum

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    Gail Anderson discusses current issues in the field, in conjunction with the new edition of her book Reinventing the Museum: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Paradigm Shift, as the first speaker in the JSMA/Museum Studies series on museum i

  • 1:35:16 21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: The Museum Experience Revisited

    21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: The Museum Experience Revisited

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    21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: The Museum Experience Revisited Based on their 2012 book The Museum Experience Revisited, John Falk and Lynn Dierking, Sea Grant Professors of Free-Choice Learning at Oregon State University, take a "visitor's ey

  • 1:08:11 How People Learn

    How People Learn

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    Suzanne Donovan, Director, Strategic Research Partnership at the National Research Council, the National Academies(recorded on: 9/13/2004)

  • 1:55:36 Fostering Critical Thinking in Schools and Museums

    Fostering Critical Thinking in Schools and Museums

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    Dr. Carolyn Maher, Professor of Learning and TeachingRutgers University, and Director, Robert B. Davis Institute for LearningRebecca Shulman Herz, Senior Education ManagerSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and Guest Editor of the Summer 2007 issue of the Journ

  • 1:46:14 Learning Across Time and Place: The Role of Museums in the Informal Educational Landscape

    Learning Across Time and Place: The Role of Museums in the Informal Educational Landscape

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    Phillip Bell, Associate Professor of the Learning Sciences, University of Washington Seattle, and Co-chair of the National Research Council's Informal Science Learning CommitteeBronwyn Bevan, Director of the Center for Informal Learning and SchoolsProfess

  • 2:05:37 Forces Shaping the Future of Museums: Visitors

    Forces Shaping the Future of Museums: Visitors

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    Dr. Colette Dufresne-TasséCodirector of the masters in museology program at the University of Montréal and chair of ICOM-CECADr. Sue AllenDirector of Visitor Research and Evaluation at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, and a Program Office

  • 1:22:35 Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums

    Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums

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    Speaker's Biography: Bruce J. MacFadden is Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and Professor of Geological Sciences, Latin American Studies, and Zoology at University of Florida, Gainesville. He has authored over 15

  • 1:17:34 What Do Visitors Really Know about Evolution?

    What Do Visitors Really Know about Evolution?

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  • 1:24:36 Who is "The Public"? Researching Identity in Museums

    Who is "The Public"? Researching Identity in Museums

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    John H. Falk is Sea Grant Professor in Free-Choice Learning in the Department of Science and Mathematics Education at Oregon State University, Portland. Before going to OSU, he founded and directed the Institute for Learning Innovation where for twenty ye

  • 1:26:41 Learning Science Across Environments: Museum, Home, and School

    Learning Science Across Environments: Museum, Home, and School

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    Speaker's Biography: Philip Bell is Associate Professor of the Learning Sciences and the Geda and Phil Condit Professor of Science and Mathematics Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He studies everyday expertise and cognition in science a

  • 1:28:09 Research Methods and Surprising Findings

    Research Methods and Surprising Findings

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    Martin Storksdieck is Director of the Board on Science Eduaction at the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council where he oversees studies that address a wide range of issues related to science education. He is also a research fellow at the

  • 1:19:11 Snakes - Local and Exotic at the National Museum of Natural History

    Snakes - Local and Exotic at the National Museum of Natural History

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    http://www.mnh.si.edu/A lecture by Dr. George Zug at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum

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