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Museum Open House - Antonia's 365 Hip-Hop Museum

Jay talks with Antonia Anderson. Antonia is a social worker’s assistant at Marshall High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She’s also the creator of Antonia’s 365 Hip-Hop Museum, which is located in her apartment. During the program, we'll be learning why and how the museum came about, we'll go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the museum’s overall mission, its wide-range of artifacts, and the various, programs, events, and other opportunities for learning about hip-hop music.

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Museum Open House - North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)

Jay talks with Virginia Phillippi. Virginia serves as the Executive Director of the North American Reciprocal Museum Association otherwise known as NARM. NARM is is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, and Mexico. It comprises more than 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more. During the program, we’ll be finding out why and how NARM came about and how it’s grown, developed, and operates today. In the process, we’ll come to better understand and appreciate the wide-range of institutions it encompasses, the extensive list of membership benefits, and how those of you watching and others can take advantage of this outstanding organization and cultural resource.

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Museum Open House - The 2021 DMZ Art and Peace Platform

Jay talks with Yeon Shim Chung, PhD. Dr. Chung is a highly accomplished art historian who is a professor at Hongik University located in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Chung also served as the artistic project director of the fascinating exhibition entitled The 2021 DMZ Art and Peace Platform. This groundbreaking presentation featured the work of 32 artists from South Korea and beyond whose work was displayed in five locations near the Korean Demilitarized Zone. During the program, we’ll be finding out why and how the 2021 DMZ Art and Peace Platform came about, we’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the mission of this historic endeavor and the wide-range of outstanding artists who contributed to this remarkable undertaking. Let’s start by meeting Dr. Chung and then learning all about the 2021 DMZ Art and Peace Platform exhibition.

 

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Museum Open House - The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Jay talks with Raymond Doswell, EdD. Raymond serves as Curator and Education Director for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum which is located in Kansas City, Missouri. During the program, we'll be learning why and how the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum came about, we'll go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the museum’s overall mission and the wide-range of exhibits, programs, events, and other opportunities that will be available to the general public.

 

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Museum Open House - The Florence Griswold Museum

Jay talks with Rebekah Beaulieu, Ph.D. Rebekah serves as the director of the Florence Griswold Museum which is located in Old Lyme, Connecticut. During the program, we’ll be learning about the history and mission of the museum and the wide range of exhibitions, programs, events and other opportunities that are available for visitors today.  In addition, we’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the current exhibition entitled Revisiting America: The Prints of Currier & Ives.

 

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Museum Open House - Tomaquag Museum

Jay talks with Lorén M. Spears. Lorén serves as the Executive Director of the Tomaquag Museum, which is one of the oldest tribal museums in the country and is located in Exeter, Rhode Island. During the program, we’ll be learning about the history and mission of the Tomaquag Museum as well as hear about the wide-range of programs, events, and other opportunities for visitors, and the exciting plans for the creation of a new museum. In addition, we’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the very compelling and disturbing exhibit entitled Away from Home: Native American Boarding School Stories, on display at the University of Rhode Island until January 7.

 

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Museum Open House - The Great Animal Orchestra: Bernie Krause and United Visual Artists

Jay talks with Janey Winchell from the Peabody Essex Museum. Janey serves as the Sarah Fraser Robbins Director of the Dotty Brown Art & Nature Center. She’s here today to inform us about the fascinating exhibition she co-curated with Trevor Smith entitled The Great Animal Orchestra: Bernie Krause and United Visual Artists. This is an immersive audio-visual experience that celebrates our planet’s rich biodiversity and is on display from now through May 22, 2022. During the program, we'll be learning about musician and soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause and his nearly fifty-year quest of collecting more than 5,000 hours of recordings of natural environments, including at least 15,000 animal species from around the world. We'll hear why and how the exhibition came about, go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate Bernie Krause’s noteworthy efforts and how his work underscores the importance and urgent need to protect our natural resources and environments throughout the world.

 

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Museum Open House - Hood Museum of Art: Images of Disability

Jay talks with Maeve McBride. Maeve is a 2020 graduate of Dartmouth College with a major in anthropology and a minor in religion. Currently, she’s a first-year law student at the George Washington University Law School. Maeve is also the curator of the fascinating exhibition entitled Images of Disability, which is on display at Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art until December 19. Images of Disability examines how artists, with and without disabilities, have approached the subject dating back to 1790. During the program, we'll learn why and how the exhibition came about, we'll go on a behind-the-scenes tour, and, in the process, come to better understand the display’s overall mission and hear about the wide-range of artists whose work is being featured.

 

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Museum Open House - What the Nazis Stole from Richard Neumann (and the search to get it back)

Jay talks with Tom Selldorff and Claire Whitner, PhD. They’re here today to inform us about a very compelling and fascinating exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum entitled What the Nazis Stole from Richard Neumann (and the search to get it back). Dr. Richard Neumann was a successful industrialist and avid art collector from Austria who was forced by the Nazis to leave behind much of his noteworthy collection when he first fled Vienna to Paris in 1938 and later to Cuba in 1942—eventually immigrating to New York City in the early 1950s. Tom is Mr. Neumann’s grandson and Claire is the Director of Curatorial Affairs and the James A. Welu Curator of European Art at the Worcester Art Museum. During the program, we’ll learn about Dr. Neumann’s and later his family’s efforts over 75 years to regain possession of his remarkable collection, we’ll be finding out why and how the exhibition came about, go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate this incredible story of restitution and the outstanding artwork that is on display.

 

 

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