Tuesday, May 1, 2012

VIDEO: Seven Days of Museums Day #3

Courtesy University of Alaska Museum of the North
(May 1, 2012) -- Between April 29 and May 5, in honor of the AAM Annual Conference,  IPM News will be presenting three videos each day showcasing the recent work of American museums.

TODAY'S VIDEOS:



GRATEFUL DEAD: THE LONG STRANGE TRIP
ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME, CLEVELAND, OH:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum curatorial director Howard Kramer gives a behind-the-scenes look at the makings of and stories behind the Rock Hall's Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip exhibit, on display at the Rock Hall through 2012.



AMUR LEOPARDS
SAN DIEGO ZOO, SAN DIEGO, CA:
Three playful 11-month-old Amur leopards recently arrived. This is the first time we've housed this species, and with less than 40 left in the wild, this is also the most endangered cat at the AAM-member Zoo.



THE STONE SEAL
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA MUSEUM OF THE NORTH, FAIRBANKS:
Archaeology Collection Manager Jim Whitney talks about a rare example of Aleutian Island petroglyphs, a recent donation to the University of Alaska Museum of the North.