Category - Video Tours

#MuseumFromHome: Chapel of St. Ambrose

The Chapel of St. Ambrose is a small, but unique space in the Cathedral with a rich architectural and decorative history. One of the seven smaller intimate Chapels located in the East end of the Cathedral, the Chapel of St. Ambrose is the only one executed in the Neo-Renaissance style. Join Cathedral educator Nancy Tramontana on an in-depth tour of this beautiful little area. While the Chapels of>>>

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#MuseumFromHome: Portal of Paradise – Episode 4

In the final episode of our virtual tour on the Portal of Paradise, we look at the figures in the upper rank, which are painted in the style of portal sculptures from the middle ages. Simon Verity, the lead stone carver on the project, mixed the paints himself using the mineral crystals that are mentioned in the Book of Revelation. Thanks for joining us on this tour that unlocks the Biblical>>>

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#MuseumFromHome: Portal of Paradise – Episode 3

In the third part of our virtual tour on our facade’s Portal of Paradise, we take a look at the figures and basestones on the southern side of the portal, including the apocalyptic New York City scenes that are some of the most talked about and misunderstood carvings in the whole Cathedral, and are continually reminded of how each and every feature comes from the Bible. The fourth and final>>>

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How to Make Texture Rubbings at Home

A favorite activity for workshops at the Cathedral is for groups to make texture rubbings from surfaces inside our great building in the tradition of pilgrims across the world. In this video, we show you how you can texture rubbings in your own home–a fun craft project for an indoor day that can help you see your space in a whole new way! Let us know what surfaces you used in the comments>>>

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Tourist In Your Own Town #15: Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine is located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (between West 110th Street and 113th Street) in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights neighborhood. 1892-1911, Heins & LaFarge. Work continued 1911-1942, Cram & Ferguson. When construction began in 1892, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, in the then-popular Byzantine-Romanesque style of architecture, was>>>

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Barnard College Campus Tour: Episode 3

Join your student tour guide for a virtual tour of Barnard College, founded in 1889, Barnard is one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in the nation. In episode 3 you learn about the academic programs and requirements at Barnard, advising and the partnership between Barnard College and Columbia University which give Barnard students access to the vast resources and courses of Columbia>>>

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Barnard College Campus Tour: Episode 5

Join your student tour guide for a virtual tour of Barnard College, founded in 1889, Barnard is one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in the nation. In this episode we learn about the robust STEM program and opportunities at Barnard College as well as aspects of student life on campus. We also get a peek at the Diana Center, the home of student life and organizations, one of the>>>

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Barnard College Campus Tour: Episode 6

Join your student tour guide for a virtual tour of Barnard College, founded in 1889, Barnard is one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in the nation. In this episode, we learn about wellness initiatives on campus, including Barnard’s ongoing program “Feel Well Do Well @ Barnard” to promote self care for students and their communities. You will also learn about the>>>

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Barnard College Campus Tour: Episode 2

Join your student tour guide for a virtual tour of Barnard College, founded in 1889, Barnard is one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in the nation. In episode 2, you will learn about residential life at the college including dorm living, dining, and public safety. At Barnard first-years live on campus where it is easy to get to classes and the dining hall, as well as get to know your>>>

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Barnard College Campus Tour: Episode 4

Join your student tour guide for a virtual tour of Barnard College, founded in 1889, Barnard is one of the most selective liberal arts colleges in the nation. In episode 4 you see and learn about the educational centers and opportunities for learning in the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning. Since its opening in Fall 2018, the Milstein Center has been the academic hub in>>>

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