Sand Mandalas

Eitan Kedmy speaks about mandalas and creates a sand...

Quantz Trio Sonata

Jim Phypers plays alto recorder with synthesized accompaniment for two recorders, cello, and harpsichord. Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773) wrote many flute sonatas and concertos for his patron, Frederick the Great of Prussia, who was himself an accomplished flutist....

Classical Greek Sculpture

[gallery] From The Classical period of Ancient Greece produced some of the most exquisite sculptures the world has ever seen. The art of the Classical Greek style is characterized by a joyous freedom of movement, freedom of expression, and it...

Gem Carving

The Getty Museum demonstrates the art of gem carving.

How to Grow a Mandala

This simple and easy method of mandala drawing is also a powerful form of meditation, relaxation, prayer, and creative expression similar to methods that have been practiced for thousands of years. Give it a try! It only takes 5 minutes to learn and you only need a...

Building the Moroccan Court

Navina Najat Haidar, curator of Islamic art, discusses the Moroccan Court in the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia.

Behind the Mask of Tutankhamun

The magnificent gold headpiece from Tutankhamun's tomb is the best-known Egyptian artwork in the world today. Hear Nicholas Reeves discuss recent scholarship on this exquisite mask, as he reveals the astonishing secret of this object's original intent.

Glass Armonica

Segment from the history channel on Benjamin Franklin's Glass Armonica.