Two Connecticut locations are featured on upcoming episodes of the series Museum Access! Go on virtual tours of Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut, and the Bruce Museum, located in Greenwich, Connecticut.
In “Mystic Seaport Museum,” tour this recreated New England coastal village and its centerpiece attraction: the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the museum’s restoration shipyard and the Mayflower II work in progress.
On CPTV Spirit: Monday, May 18, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7:30 a.m.
In “The Bruce Museum,” series creator and host Leslie Mueller visits the Bruce Museum to view portraits by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec from the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece. Follow Leslie, and get a behind-the-scenes demonstration of the color lithography process that Toulouse-Lautrec used.
(No upcoming CPTV air dates at this time)
About the Series
Museums are a vital part of the American landscape, showcasing the greatest achievements of the human experience, past, present and future. 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 curators and creative personnel to get an insider’s view.