June 15, 2021

The Architecture of Transportation in Washington D.C.

April 27, 2021

Reflecting Absence at the 9/11 Memorial with Michael Arad

 Michael Arad, Architect In 2004, Michael Arad won the design competition for the World Trade Center memorial. Arad, a young Israeli-American architect, studied architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture and lived in New York when the Towers fell. His design, entitled Reflecting Absence, was selected out of over 5,000 entries and is a powerful example of commemorative and healing architecture. In this talk, Arad will give insights into his process and the healing nature of memorials.   From Muscarelle Explorations: Healing by Design Originally broadcast Apr 23, 2021
April 27, 2021

Appalachian Music Ensemble Performance

 A televised performance by The William & Mary Appalachian Music Ensemble against the backdrop of the works from the Museum’s permanent collection. The ensemble players utilize a multitude of stringed instruments, including banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin as they explore the rich heritage of traditional Southern Appalachian tunes and songs.   From Music in the Galleries Originally broadcast Apr 19, 2021
April 27, 2021

The Healing Wall Discussion: Christopher Kosinski & Jan Scruggs

 Christopher Kosinski, Film Director Jan C. Scruggs, Esq., Founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial A virtual discussion and Q&A moderated by David Brashear with The Healing Wall documentary film director Christopher Kosinski and Jan C. Scruggs, Esq., who conceived of and was instrumental in the creation of the monument. This absorbing documentary tells the story of how the Vietnam Veterans Memorial came into being and the powerful role it has in healing a nation.   From Muscarelle Explorations: Healing by Design Originally broadcast Apr 1, 2021
February 1, 2021

2021 Director’s Highlights

December 2, 2020

The Muscarelle featured in The Wall Street Journal

Adriano Marinazzo, Curator of Digital Initiatives, was featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. His recent research on Michelangelo is sparking new conversation about the possible identity of the unknown portrait on the Palazzo Vecchio.