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Museum Time Machine: The Peale Center (S02/E04)

Museum Time Machine: The Peale Center (S02/E04)

Update: 2018-11-27
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There’s a time machine in downtown Baltimore on Holliday Street. A time machine that will take you back to the origin of public collections of art, history, and science...and then zip you through the present and into the future of museums. The Peale Center, the oldest purpose-built museum space in the US, is starting its third century as a building and its third life as a museum after decades of sitting vacant. But history isn’t repeating itself here. Executive Director Nancy Proctor wants it to be a cultural commons, a storytelling platform, and an experimental lab for the art of the 21st Century museum.

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This episode is sponsored by The Lyndhurst Group.

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Museum Time Machine: The Peale Center (S02/E04)

Museum Time Machine: The Peale Center (S02/E04)

Hannah Hethmon