Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day September 25th 2010 show

Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day September 25th 2010

Summary: Listen to the podcasts from our participating museums to see what you can experience on Museum Day 2010 on September 25th.

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 American Woman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:25

Securing the right to vote was a major milestone for women in America. As we approach Women's History Month, we consider a controversial painting in our collections that commented on the rights of 19th century women in politics and society. Its title is American Woman and Her Political Peers.

 OZ Museum Audio Tour | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:10:32

An audio tour of the Oz Museum in Wamego, Kansas.

 The Naco Mammoth Excavation: Interview with George Cattanch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:10:47

Dr. George Cattanach, last surviving member of the student crew that excavated ASM's famous 12,000 year old mammoth in the early 1950's talks about his experiences at the kill site near Naco, AZ working under the direction of pre-eminent archaeologist Emil Haury. Interview conducted by Nancy Odegaard (ASM Head of Preservation), Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman (ASM Associate Curator of Zooarchaeology) and Christina Bisulca (Conservator/Ph.D. Candidate UA Materials Science). Audio editing by Jamie Elyse Madden.

 Interview with Zonnie Gorman: Hero's Daughter Discusses Navajo Code Talker Legacy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:4:24

Zonnie Gorman, daughter of Carl Gorman who was one of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers, talks about the Code Talkers' important heritage of bravery within both the Navajo Nation and the United States. Podcast originally produced by UA News. Interview by Jeff Harrison.

 March 10, 2010: Culture Fix: Gourds from Nigeria | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:16

Marla C. Berns speaking at the Fowler Museum

 Feb. 10, 2010: Culture Fix: X-VOTO The Retablo Inspired Art of David Mecalco | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:16

Fowler curator Patrick Polk discusses the painting "Thank you Dear Virgin for healing my deadly heart problem" by David Mecalco and talks about the roots of Mecalco's art in the Retablo and Ex-Voto traditions.

 January 20, 2010: Culture Fix: Yoruba Palace Doors by Areogun | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:33

Steven Nelson, Associate Professor of African and African American art history speaks about the iconography of the Yoruba palace doors by Nigerian artist Areogun.

 SOUNDSCAPE 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:3:57

Nick Cave: Meet Me At The Center Of The Earth: Soundscapes

 Introductory Video: Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:9:44

This exhibition explores the roles that art plays in creating meaning and purpose for people across the globe.


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