A museum in America – Philadelphia Museum of Art| rocky steps|

A museum in America – Philadelphia Museum of Art| rocky steps|

Today, I am standing at Pennsylvania. I am living in New York. Pennsylvania is one of the closest states to New York The specialty of New York state is big cities and very crowded streets. But the specialty of the neighboring state of Pennsylvania is a beautiful place with natural greenery, small mountains, and village…Continue reading A museum in America – Philadelphia Museum of Art| rocky steps|

Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – The Washington Monument by artist Rudolph Siemering

Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – The Washington Monument by artist Rudolph Siemering

[Robert Harris Sproat] Just look up at that. [Anna O. Marley] If you’re standing right underneath, it’s very hard to see his face. [Sproat] But that is Washington. I’m Bob Sproat. I’m a past president of the State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania. It’s the oldest patriotic organization in the country and it essentially…Continue reading Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – The Washington Monument by artist Rudolph Siemering

Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – Joan of Arc by artist Emmanuel Frémiet

Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – Joan of Arc by artist Emmanuel Frémiet

[Suzanne Lindsay] Joan of Arc endures today as a symbol of France, as a symbol of the French people, of French independence. This sculpture gives us the image of her at her greatest power. I’m Suzanne Lindsay, a professor of art history at the University of Pennsylvania, here in Philadelphia. It was created by a…Continue reading Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – Joan of Arc by artist Emmanuel Frémiet

“General Galusha Pennypacker Memorial” – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

“General Galusha Pennypacker Memorial” – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

[Anna Marley] Looking up at this grand, striding warrior you wonder, “how can this be a local boy who was born in 1844 from Chester County?” [Frances Kennedy] Galusha Pennypacker was only 20 when he was a brigade commander in the Civil War and was severely wounded in the attack of the United States forces…Continue reading “General Galusha Pennypacker Memorial” – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

“General Tadeusz Kosciuszko” by artist Marian Konieczny – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

“General Tadeusz Kosciuszko” by artist Marian Konieczny – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

[Alex Storozynski] Most Americans have no idea who Kosciuszko was. I’m Alex Storozynski, I wrote a biography of Kosciuszko. [Patricia Stewart] My name is Patricia Stewart, I teach art history courses at the University of the Arts here in Philadelphia. [Storozynski] Tadeusz Kosciuszko was born in Poland. [Stewart] He was a trained military engineer. [Storozynski]…Continue reading “General Tadeusz Kosciuszko” by artist Marian Konieczny – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs by artist Nathan Rapoport

Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs by artist Nathan Rapoport

[Edward Gastfriend] There was a time when people felt that the Jews, they go like sheep to the slaughter house. And since I was part of it, I felt that it is important the monument show segments of resistance. My name is Eddie Gastfriend and I was the chairman of the erection of the monument…Continue reading Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO – Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs by artist Nathan Rapoport