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Museum Access

Next Airing: Sat, Aug 15th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV

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Museums are a vital part of the American landscape, showcasing the greatest achievements of the human experience, past, present and future. Visitors remember, discover and learn in these museums that present the best of our country's culture, heritage and accomplishments. Museum Access explores these museums in a way that the everyday visitor cannot. It goes behind the scenes where ordinary folks don't get a chance to go. Talking to the directors, curators and creative personnel to get an insider's view. Each Museum Access episode includes travel, history, education and most of all fun! Explore the underwater world of dolphins and whales. Then travel to outer space with Astronaut James Lovell. Take a peek into Leonardo Da Vinci's workshop in Florence, Italy. Follow the journey of China's 2, 000 year old Terracotta Warriors and step into a WWII German submarine. Join us as we celebrate the human spirit in our country's top museums on Museum Access, where Every Visit is an Adventure! Creator & Host Leslie Mueller is an award winning artist, graphic designer and producer. Working with numerous national clients she has experience in front of and behind the camera. She has produced art segments for Lifetime television on 'Our Home' and 'Handmade by Design'. She also appears as the art and style expert on local Connecticut television and radio shows. Her artwork is represented in corporate and private collections worldwide and is included in the United States 'Art in the Embassies' program. Her warm and professional style combined with the eye of an artist and a natural curiosity makes Museum Access a must see show!

Episodes:

  • Federal Reserve of Chicago Money Museum - Chicago, IL

    Join host Leslie Mueller as she explore the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Money Museum. Learn about the history of money, it's circulation, detecting counterfeit currency and how the Federal Reserve monitors economic conditions and guides monetary policy to maintain a healthy, growing economy. Then go Behind-the Scenes to the secure cash processing area as a daily shipment arrives and is processed.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 15th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:15
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • The Museum of International Folk Art - Santa Fe, NM

    Join host Leslie Mueller in Santa Fe, New Mexico at the Museum of International Folk Art and learn about this global art form and a collection that represents over 100 countries. See an incredible one-of-a-kind exhibit with over 10,000 detailed objects. Then go Behind-the Scenes into 2 of the private collection areas to see artifacts that are rarely on view.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 22nd, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:42
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • National Law Enforcement Museum - Washington, DC

    Join host Leslie Mueller as she explores the daunting world of modern day law enforcement in Washington, DC at the National Law Enforcement Museum. Learn about this state-of-the-art museum and it's interactive exhibits like a 911 Emergency Call Center and the Police Training Simulator. With life sized cast figures featured throughout the museum, we'll go Behind-the-scenes to see how a real life S.W.A.T team member was transformed using plaster for a special exhibit called 'Being an Officer'.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 29th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:25:22
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • The AKC Museum of the Dog - New York, NY

    Take a walk in the 4-legged world of the AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC with host, Leslie Mueller. Join her as she explores this fun, interactive museum that features dog art from around the world including sculptures, paintings, photographs and ceramics. We try our hand at training a digital dog named Molly and take a Behind-the-Scenes look at the state of the art technology that was used to create Molly and this amazing exhibit featuring Man's Best Friend.

    Next Airing: Sat, Sep 5th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:51
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • The International Museum of Surgical Science - Chicago, IL

    We've come a long way in the world of Surgical Science. Join host, Leslie Mueller as she steps into it's origins at the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago, IL. Learn about the incredible collection of medical artifacts and artwork and take a closer look at the history of x-rays. Then take a Behind-the-Scenes look at the latest advances in diagnostic imaging at nearby Northwestern Memorial Hospital and hear from the today's neurological specialists.

    Next Airing: Sat, Sep 12th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:00
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum - Newport, RI

    Learn about the history of tennis as host, Leslie Mueller visits the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum in Newport, RI. From the game of lawn tennis at the turn of the century to a Roger Federer holograph giving tennis tips, this historic building has been part of the social scene in Newport since 1880. Hear tennis legend Todd Martin talk about the present day world of tennis and join us Behind-the-Scenes to see one of the museum's special collections that is not on view to the public.

    Next Airing: Sat, Sep 19th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum - Los Angeles, CA

    Join host Leslie Mueller in Los Angeles, CA in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Learn about the history of the camera as we visit the Center for Photographs. We'll see historic wood box cameras with primitive lenses, the 1st mass marketed digital camera and everything in between. Then we go Behind-the-Scenes into the private library and research area to see rare artifacts that are not on view to the public.

    Next Airing: Sat, Sep 26th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History - Albuquerque, NM

    Join host Leslie Mueller as she traces America's journey into the Nuclear age during WWII at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History in Albuquerque, NM. Learn more about this pivotal point in our history and the scientific, cultural and historic aspects of the Atomic Age beginning with the Manhattan Project. Then join us Behind-the-Scenes as we go into the private archives to learn more about an incident referred to as 'Broken Arrow'.

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 3rd, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • The Bruce Museum, Masterpieces from the Cartoon Art Museum - Greenwich, CT

    The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT hosts a very special exhibit called 'Masterpieces from the Cartoon Art Museum.' Join host Leslie Mueller as she explores the colorful world of cartooning with Brian Walker, son of Mort Walker of 'Beetle Baily' comic strip fame. Explore the master works from comic strips, comic books, editorial cartoons, animation and more. Then go Behind-the-Scenes into the private studio of the late cartoonist Jerry Dumas and a visit to NYC's Nathan Love Animation Studios to see where the art of animation is today.

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 10th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022
  • The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum - Los Angeles, CA

    The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, located in urban Los Angeles is one of the most unique museums in America. Join host Leslie Mueller as she explores this urban ice-age excavation site and the museum that boasts a collection of millions of fossils found in the tar pits including those of mammoths, mastodons, giant sloths, saber-toothed cats and many more. Learn about the work of fossil labs scientists and get a Behind-the-Scenes look at a very special on-going excavation area called 'Project 23'.

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 17th, 2020 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022

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