The Art Assignment

S4 E7 | FULL EPISODE

The Case for Museums

The powerful and privileged have hoarded precious artifacts in museums for centuries, and it's only recently that these treasures were made available to the rest of us. What purpose did museums serve? And why does every city have one today?

AIRED: March 09, 2018 | 0:08:28
ABOUT THE PROGRAM

FEATURED PROGRAMS

WLIW Arts Beat
PBS Arts
NYC-ARTS
James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty
Detroit Arts
Craft in America
Breaking Big
Articulate
ART21
Art School
American Masters
24 Frames