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Colonial Williamsburg: Past & Present: Podcasts


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Feb 14
2011

African American Folk Art

Folk Art from the African American tradition holds a wealth of cultural memory. Trish Balderson describes selected pieces chosen for the African American Folk Art Tour.

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Apr 5
2010

Conservation, Where Art and Science Meet

Museum conservators wage daily battle against 10 agents of decay. Exhibit Curator Emily Williams outlines the plan of attack in "Conservation, Where Art and Science Meet."

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Mar 15
2010

New in the Collection

Objects rare and poignant joined the Colonial Williamsburg museum collections in 2009. Chief Curator and Vice President for Collections, Conservation and Museums Ron Hurst describes the finds.

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Aug 11
2008

Captured Colors

Four flags survive through battle and time against equally long odds. Curator Erik Goldstein talks about a compelling new exhibit at the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

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Apr 14
2008

Fakes and Forgeries

Fakes and phonies are stopped with a squint. Curator John Davis discusses the subtleties of form.

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Mar 10
2008

A Rarity Restored

Two artists collaborate across the centuries: one working with a brush, and the other with a micro spatula. Curator Barbara Luck and conservator Pam Young describe the restoration of a rare watercolor.

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Mar 3
2008

Treasure Keepers

Good as new isn't always as good as old. Curator John Watson talks about conservation at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Jan 28
2008

Mythical Beasts, Magical Creatures

Dragons, mermaids and griffins lurk in the museum collections. Christina Westenberger leads the hunt.

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Dec 17
2007

A Child's-Eye View

Old toy trains and sprawling dollhouses connect imaginations through the span of years. Curator Jan Gilliam has the happy task of laying them out.

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Jan 8
2007

Museum Renovation

Vice President of Collections and Museums Ron Hurst says refreshed exhibits and gallery spaces make two of Colonial Williamsburg's museums warm, welcoming, and inviting.

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