An Adventure for Art Lovers

An Adventure for Art Lovers

Posted by on May 7, 2013 | No Comments

There are so many highlights from Season 3 – Here’s a post for art lovers, about our adventure in Italy shooting our episode Inside the Uffizi Gallery.

Culinary capital under siege!

Culinary capital under siege!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | No Comments

Historian Lee Windsor of the University of New Brunswick, chats about the history of  Florence’s magnificent bridges and a brief time when the city lost its title as the culinary capital of Italy.

Watch our short video here and then watch History Canada on Thursday, April 4th at 9pm ET/PT to catch Museum Secrets: Inside the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.

Il Porcellino: A little Florentine luck!

Il Porcellino: A little Florentine luck!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | No Comments

Il Porcellino is a statue of a wild boar located in the heart of the Mercato Nuovo in Florence, Italy. In this video, listen to what these visitors have to say about this famous Italian tradition.

Then, watch our show on Thursday, April 4th at 9pm ET/PT on HISTORY (Canada) to find out the real secret of the wild boar and the statue that’s inside the museum! Learn more here about Museum Secrets: Inside the Uffizi Gallery, Florence. 

Artistic Paradise: Studying Renaissance Art in Florence

Artistic Paradise: Studying Renaissance Art in Florence

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 | One Comment

Listen to Angel Academy Art Director, Michael John Angel, discuss Renaissance painting. Watch student Julia share why Florence is a wonderful place to study art.

Canine Obsession: Cute Tuscan truffle hunting puppies

Canine Obsession: Cute Tuscan truffle hunting puppies

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 | One Comment

While on our shoot in Italy we learned about a breed of dog that hunts truffles in the Tuscan countryside. Check out our behind the scenes video from a Truffle hunter’s house with his dogs and their adorable puppies. 

Fight Club: A Pankration Match in Italy

Fight Club: A Pankration Match in Italy

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 | No Comments

For our exploration of the ancient Greek fighting technique called Pankration, we got a master to show us some moves and give a lesson to some soldiers from the Italian Military.

We’re on our last shoot for Season 3

We’re on our last shoot for Season 3

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 | No Comments

The Museum Secrets crew is in Tunisia now, in the middle of shooting our 8th and final episode for Season 3. Look for Museum Secrets from March till May, 2013, on History (Canada) and subsequently on networks around the world.

Director’s Scout Trip Diary –The Uffizi Gallery

Director’s Scout Trip Diary –The Uffizi Gallery

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 | No Comments

The Uffizi Gallery in Italy is the third museum in our series of eight museums that we’ll feature on Season 3.

Read on, as David New recounts our initial scout trip.