Program Catalog

Museum Access 200s

Travel/History SeriesMuseum Access
Producer: Museum Access Media
Rights: Unlimited, 1/1/19 to 12/31/20
High Definition

Free Series

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 curators and creative personnel to get an insider’s view.

Each Museum Access episode includes travel, history, education and most of all fun! Explore a legendary American company’s museum. Learn about intelligence gathering from outer space to deep in the ocean. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes on-board flight in a B-17 Bomber plus many more. 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 is comfortable 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 television and radio shows in her home state of Connecticut. Her warm and professional style combined with the eye of an artist and a natural curiosity makes Museum Access a must see series!

Episode Descriptions::

201 – Collings Foundation Museum – Wings of Freedom- Stow, MA
Private tour of WWII P-51 Mustang and B-17 Heavy Bomber. Behind-the-Scenes on-board flight in a B-17 Bomber.

202 – SNL / Museum of Broadcast Communications – Chicago, IL
Private tour of the ‘Saturday Night Live’ special exhibition. Behind-the-Scenes look at the creative process of a week in the life of SNL.

203 – Harley- Davidson Museum – Milwaukee, WI
Tour of this legendary American company’s museum and a Behind-the-Scenes look at their conservation and archival areas and their private collection of classic motorcycles.

204 – C.I.A. Museum – Langley, VA
Tour of this private museum in C.I.A. Headquarters. Exploring intelligence gathering from outer space to deep in the ocean and rarely seen artifacts from the C.I.A private collection.

205 – Mystic Seaport Museum – Mystic, CT
Tour of this recreated New England coastal village and its centerpiece attraction the Charles Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world. Behind-the-Scenes look at the museum’s restoration shipyard and the Mayflower II work in progress.

206 – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL
Tour of the museum’s historic collection of trains, a ride on a restored electric streetcar and a Behind-the-Scenes look into the restoration barn and a steam locomotive engine project.

207 – The Bruce Museum – Greenwich, CT
Portraits by Toulouse-Lautrec from the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece. A Behind-the-Scenes demonstration of the color lithography process that Lautrec used.

208 – The Intrepid Museum – Sea, Air and Space Museum – Hudson River, NYC
Tour of flight deck and it’s aircraft and the Enterprise spacecraft. Behind-the Scenes look at the restoration hangar, a Blue Angels aircraft and the prototype for the U.S. Navy Skyraider

209 – The Wild Center Nature Museum – Tupper Lake, NY
Tour of the treetops eco bridge, Wild Walk. Behind-the-Scenes look at a Red Tail Hawk training session, the resident river otters and a Monarch Butterfly migration tagging.

210 – Phillips Collection Museum – Washington D.C.
Private tour of the ‘Migration Series’ by American artist Stephen Lawrence. Behind-the-scenes look at the private conservation area and a Picasso discovery.


I’ll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant

I'll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant

“The medicalization of American life from birth to death is killing our souls.”

– Hattie Bryant

As much as we all want to believe we can live forever, we all know deep down that it simply can’t be true.

From this program viewers learn that there are things each of us can do to live fully, all the way to the end. Anyone who is willing to take four simple steps now, while healthy, can minimize if not avoid entirely, the pain, suffering, confusion and disagreements that can arise when end-of-life healthcare wishes are not clearly spelled out.

Americans need this information because 70% say they want to die peacefully surrounded by friends and family … while actually 70% are dying in institutions surrounded by strangers.

Few people choose to contemplate critical illness or the inevitability of death until their time comes. Because possibilities are rarely discussed, many people are unprepared or unable to make critical end-of-life decisions and spend their last days in over-medicalized and unnecessarily painful and protracted situations.

Breaking through the taboo of discussing death, Hattie Bryant shows that we have choices.

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Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? with Mark Hyman, MD

Dr. Mark Hyman

Did you know that oatmeal actually isn’t a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn’t build bones, and eggs aren’t the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we’ve gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also explains food’s crucial role in functional medicine and how food systems and policies affect our environmental and personal health.
With myth-busting insights, easy-to-understand science, and delicious, wholesome recipes, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? is a no-nonsense guide to achieving optimal weight and lifelong health.

Eating real food doesn’t have to be complicated. Dr. Hyman is going to show us the principles of healthy eating by walking through each of the major food catefories – from meats to beverages and everything in between. Dr. Hyman tells the viewer exactly what foods to focus on and what to avoid. He will provide easy steps to get started, taking out all of the guess work of putting together meals. As a bonus, Dr. Hyman will also explain how food is one of the greatest contributors to global warming and pollution, then he will show us what foods will take less of a toll on our environment and our health.

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