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Behind the Scenes at the Pima Air and Space Museum with Andrew Boehly

Ep. 61

Pima's Director of Collections, Andrew Boehly, takes us on an in-depth look at the Pima Air and Space Museum's vast collection and brings out some of the hidden gems of the Pima collection. Also, Boney realises he's been doing something silly...


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Get the latest from the Pima Air and Space Museum through the links below:

★Visit the Pima Air and Space Museum’s website here: https://pimaair.org/

★Learn more about the Titan Missle Museum here: https://titanmissilemuseum.org/

★Find out who is in the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame here: https://pimaair.org/about-us/arizona-aviation-hall-of-fame/

★Want to know how the Tucson Military Vehicle Museum is progressing? Find out more here: https://www.tucsonmilitaryvehicle.org/


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00:00 Introduction

02:08 The Importance of Correct Pronunciation

03:38 Behind the Scenes at the Museum

04:05 Andy's Journey into Museum Work

12:23 Exploring the Museum's Collection

20:36 The Challenges of Managing a Museum Collection

24:48 The Role of Personal Stories in Exhibits

25:14 Exploring the General Dynamics F 16B Fighting Falcon

28:00 The Challenges of Digitization in Preservation

28:43 The Impact of the Digital Age on Collections

36:44 The Significance of Personal Artifacts

43:46 The Power of Handwritten Diaries

47:24 Wrapping Up

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