Hildreth Meière Documentary Series - Watch Trailer 


Watch programs featuring Hildreth Meière's work, a film of her working on a World War II triptych, footage that Meière took of her murals at the 1939 New York World’s Fair, a video series from the exhibition Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC.

AT&T Long Distance Building Video Tour

This video presents a unique and intimate virtual experience featuring the AT&T Long Distance Building murals in the interior landmarked lobby.

Kathleen Murphy Skolnik, an art and architectural historian, illustrates Hildreth Meière’s work in beautiful detail, while also discussing her influences, styles, and other accolades.

AT&T Long Distance Building video tour

SS United States Maiden Voyage 70th Anniversary Reflections by Louise Meière Dunn

Louise Meière Dunn, daughter of muralist Hildreth Meière, reflects on the maiden voyage of the SS United States which she embarked on with her mother on July 3, 1952.

Hildreth Meière had been one of two artists responsible for securing the entire art collection used to decorate the ship. She herself had been commissioned to create The Mississippi, Father of Waters, which was on display in the Cabin Class Lounge.

Maiden Voyage 70th Anniversary Reflections by Louise Meière Dunn

Features on Hildreth Meière

Profile: Hildreth Meière

A profile of Hildreth Meière, one of the most renowned American muralists of the 20th century. Working with leading architects of her day, Hildreth designed about 100 commissions. Her best-known works in New York City include Radio City Music Hall, The Red Room at 1 Wall Street, Temple Emanu-El, and many more.

Profile: Hildreth Meière

St. Bartholomew’s Conservancy

St. Bartholomew’s Conservancy has crafted an inclusive 6 part video series titled Prodigious Pairings: Past and Present. Episode 5 presented by Kathleen Murphy Skolnik features Hildreth Meière. Learn about Hildreth’s extensive designs that can be appreciated at St. Bart’s.

Prodigious Pairings: Past and Present - Episode 5: “Muralist Hildreth Meière

New York Landmarks Conservancy

The New York Landmarks Conservancy series Tourist in Your Own Town explores hidden gems and iconic landmarks in New York City. Their 50th episode explains the history, architecture, and symbolism of the majestic Temple Emanu-El.

Tourist in Your Own Town - Temple Emanu-El

NET Television

The story of the Nebraska State Capitol unfolds through dazzling artwork, interviews, archival film and photos, and letters from the design team that included Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, Hildreth Meière, Lee Lawrie, and Hartley Burr Alexander. Included are interviews with Hildreth Meière’s daughter Louise Dunn, granddaughter, Hildreth Dunn, and Walls Speak exhibition curator Catherine Coleman Brawer. Jan 18, 2013.

Capitol Masterpiece - A Nebraska Story
Trailer for Capitol Masterpiece - A Nebraska Story


A Conversation with Louise Meiere Dunn and Hildreth (Hilly) Dunn
Interview on LMCTV: A Town and Village Two

Alice Bloom interviews Louise Meière Dunn and Hildreth (Hilly) Dunn--daughter and granddaughter of the remarkable Art Deco artist and mosaic designer, Hildreth Meière. They discuss Meière's work at such well-known sites as Radio City Music Hall, Temple Emanu-El, St. Bartholomew's Church, The AT&T Long Distance Building, and One Wall Street in Manhattan. Sept 27, 2017.

A Town and Village Two: Conversation with Louise Dunn and Hildreth Dunn

National Building Museum

Dr. John Ochsendorf examines the partnership between the Guastavino Company and muralist Hildreth Meière in executing her designs for the Nebraska State Capitol. Dec 11, 2013.

Palaces for the People - The Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, NE

Tours of Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière

In this series of seven short videos, exhibition curator Catherine Coleman Brawer discusses the work of Art Deco muralist Hildreth Meière in the exhibition. March 26, 2012. Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière.

iTunes: Walls Speak: a tour with exhibition curator, Catherine Coleman Brawer

Youtube: Walls Speak Introduction; National Academy of Sciences; Nebraska State Capitol; St. Bartholomew’s Church; Radio City Music Hall; 1939 New York World’s Fair; Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis; Travelers Insurance Company.

Features on the exhibition Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière at the National Building Museum, Washington, DC

Janis Goodman and Bill Dunlap join Robert Aubrey Davis as they discuss the first major retrospective of Hildreth Meière featuring 100 of her works--Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meiére at the National Building Museum. September 2, 2011.

Lauren Knapp creates a photo essay New Exhibit Brings the Mosaic of Hildreth Meière’s Life Out of Obscurity based on the exhibition Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière at the National Building Museum, April 5, 2011.

PBS NewsHour Art Beat

Films by Hildreth Meière at Archives of American Art

Archives of American Art blog by Sally Stokes, December 14, 2015