Museum Maintenance Magic – Enterprise at the Smithsonian (2016)

Museum Maintenance Magic – Enterprise at the Smithsonian (2016)

COLLUM: Well, the display case is very fancy. (Laughs) I call it the state-of-the-art display case. It’s a separate, rolling platform on wheels. So we mounted it here, rolled it straight in, fitted out this case… so these two panels here are actually hinged doors, it’s incredible. The hinges themselves, I was marvelling at; they’re…Continue reading Museum Maintenance Magic – Enterprise at the Smithsonian (2016)

Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part I : Raphael: “The Esterhazy Madonna”

Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part I : Raphael: “The Esterhazy Madonna”

This painting was made in Florence. Raphael Sanzio actually spent four years in Florence. At the time, Florence was probably the most important art center in the world. In the 15th and early 16th century there were so many artists living in Florence, who basically revolutionized art in Europe. What you can see here, this…Continue reading Understanding Art Through Budapest Fine Arts Museum: Part I : Raphael: “The Esterhazy Madonna”

The Unexplained Paranormal Stories of HPD – The Honolulu Police Department Museum

The Unexplained Paranormal Stories of HPD – The Honolulu Police Department Museum

There were times when I was in here when you could always feel that you weren’t alone. There seemed to be someone watching over this. There are spirits here. My name is Eddie Croom, I am a retired HPD Officer and one of the pleasures I’ve had over my career with HPD is to put…Continue reading The Unexplained Paranormal Stories of HPD – The Honolulu Police Department Museum

Saitama Omiya Bonsai Museum – 大宮盆栽美術館 – 4K Ultra HD

Saitama Omiya Bonsai Museum – 大宮盆栽美術館 – 4K Ultra HD

Located just 40 minutes away from Tokyo in Saitama City, the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum is the world’s first publicly run museum dedicated to bonsai art. With a collection boasting 100 bonsai masterpieces and bonsai-related artifacts such as bonsai pots, miniature landscape stones (called suiseki), books and woodblock prints, etc., tourists as well as bonsai…Continue reading Saitama Omiya Bonsai Museum – 大宮盆栽美術館 – 4K Ultra HD