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VIDEO: Seven Days of Museums Day #3

Courtesy University of Alaska Museum of the North

(May 1, 2012) — Between April 29 and May 5, in honor of the AAM Annual Conference,  IPM News will be presenting three videos each day showcasing the recent work of American museums.

TODAY’S VIDEOS:

GRATEFUL DEAD: THE LONG STRANGE TRIP
ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME, CLEVELAND, OH:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum curatorial director Howard Kramer gives a behind-the-scenes look at the makings of and stories behind the Rock Hall’s Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip exhibit, on display at the Rock Hall through 2012.

AMUR LEOPARDS
SAN DIEGO ZOO, SAN DIEGO, CA:
Three playful 11-month-old Amur leopards recently arrived. This is the first time we’ve housed this species, and with less than 40 left in the wild, this is also the most endangered cat at the AAM-member Zoo.

THE STONE SEAL
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA MUSEUM OF THE NORTH, FAIRBANKS:
Archaeology Collection Manager Jim Whitney talks about a rare example of Aleutian Island petroglyphs, a recent donation to the University of Alaska Museum of the North.

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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