Best Museums podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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Welcome to Museums in Strange Places, a podcast for people who love museums, stories, culture, and exploring the world. In Season 1, the podcast focuses on museums in Iceland. Season 2 explores the museums of Maryland. I’m your host, Hannah Hethmon, and in each episode I visit a different museum to discover its stories, discuss challenges and triumphs with fascinating museum professionals (and volunteers), and get to know each season’s country, state, or region through it museums. I believe ...
A Podcast for the Progressive Museum
Lets Talk Trains
Freight, Passenger, Trolleys, Light Rail, Museums, as long as it is rail/train related, we talk about it!
Compass Life Adult Sunday School is ministry of Compass Bible Church.
A podcast about museums, science and storytelling, hosted by Emily Graslie. ExploreAStory is supported by the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.
Join husband Travis McElroy and wife Teresa McElroy every Friday and they'll improve your etiquette week by week! Perplexed by thank you notes? Baffled by black tie? Dismayed by dinner parties? Worry no more, Shmanners has your answers! Tune in every Friday on!
RNZ: Nine To Noon
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
The National Air and Space Museum contains the largest and most significant collection of air- and spacecraft in the world. Behind those amazing machines are thousands of stories of human achievement, failure, and perseverance. Join Emily, Matt, and Nick as they demystify one of the world’s most visited museums and explore why people are so fascinated with stories of exploration, innovation, and discovery.
Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and some charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional ologists' obsessions. Hosted by humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward.
The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly program about visual art. The program features host Tyler Green's conversations with artists, art historians, curators, critics and authors. It is published each Thursday.
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The future is shaped by technology—but technology is shaped by us. Every month, Soonish shows you how the choices of innovators, engineers, citizens, and consumers forge the technologies of tomorrow. From MIT-trained technology journalist Wade Roush. Learn more at A proud member of Hub & Spoke. Learn more at
Food with a Side of Science & History
Medea Vox
An Academic Podcast on Media and Design
Hometown History
In small towns and cities everywhere there exist museums that hold artifacts that represent a person or event that changed the world. The Hometown History podcast provides Historians an opportunity to share their knowledge of such artifacts, from museums you would probably have never heard about.
Rick Steves Italy (Venice, Florence, Rome) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours, audio tours of these cities' most notable museums and historic sites, and excerpts from Rick Steves' books. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Italy (Venice, Florence, Rome) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible ...
The Open Society audio podcast features recordings of panel discussions, talks, book launches, and more. Brought to you by the Open Society Foundations, working to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
Podcast by Margaret Heller and Mike Birnbaum
Arts & Ideas
The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.
Rick Steves Austria Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Austria's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Vienna, Salzburg and Tirol guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at
Welcome to the weekly podcast of Green Valley Baptist Church in Hoover, AL. Learn more about Green Valley at
CarsYeah podcast is a show hosted by Mark Greene. Mark is an incurable automotive enthusiast interviewing successful automotive entrepreneurs who live a lifestyle around their passion for automobiles, motorcycles, trucks and more. Let Mark take you on their journey, get under the hood, and provide some entrepreneurial inspiration. The show includes successes and failures, their incredible journey, plus the Last Lap where guests answer in quick blip-of-the-throttle answers. At the end there's ...
This podcast is a collection of audio stories from the libraries, archives, and museums of New York City. It is brought to you by the Metropolitan New York Library Council, where the libraries and archives of New York comes together to learn, share ideas, and collaborate.
Photographica is essential listening for people who want to engage deeply with their love of photography. Hosted by renowned fine art printer and photographer, Alex Schneideman, and posting weekly Photographica is about photography, printing and new ideas. Each episode is authoritative and entertaining and draws on Alex Schneideman's 20 years of experience publishing documentary works and printing for photographers, galleries and museums all over the world. Through challenging and entertaini ...
The Asian Studies Centre was founded in 1982 at St Antony's College and is primarily a co-ordinating organisation which exists to bring together specialists from a wide variety of different disciplines. Geographically, the Centre predominantly covers South, Southeast and East Asia. The Asian Studies Centre works closely with scholars in the Oriental Institute, the Oxford China Centre, the Contemporary Indian Studies Programme and the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies (in premises at St An ...
Velvet Morning
What goes on in the mind of a designer? Grab a coffee and join Lisa, Celine, and Cindy, every Sunday as they discuss topics surrounding design, their own practice, and the other bits and bobs of life.
Rick Steves Paris Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Paris' most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Paris guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for Paris at
Spirited History
A weekly podcast that explores rich historic locations throughout the US that are kept alive by the communities that love them. We feature the sites history and some of the spirits that are reported to linger.Please Email us at If you have a site you would like us to highlight on our show drop us a line!
Robert Elms
Robert Elms brings you the latest queries, notes and best bits from his BBC London show over the past seven days.
Doha Heat
Doha Heat is a weekly, communal podcast created for every type of individual who currently calls Qatar home, has in the past, or may one day.
Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
L.A. Meekly is a monthly podcast put out by comedians Greg Gonzalez and Daniel Zafran that battles the idea that Los Angeles has no history by delving in the weird, unbelievable and, occasionally, haunted details of the history of their native city.
Arts & Health South West is an information, support and advocacy organisation for everyone who believes in the value of creativity in enhancing health and wellbeing. These podcasts feature conversations with practitioners from around the South West (UK) about different areas of arts and health practice.
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Join the conversation on twitter: @HistoryHit Producer: Natt Tapl ...
Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Living Beatitudes Community is a group of friendly and caring Christians who gather to worship together, work together, and live lives in emulation of the Spirit of the Beatitudes.These homilies were offered during our 10a Sun weekly services.Each homily is preceded by the Gospel reading and followed by discussion.The discussion is not included in this podcast.Living Beatitudes Community20 W First StreetChrist Episcopal Church, Lower LevelDayton, OH
Welcome to the Weekly Typographic — a fun podcast talking aobut this week's most amazing articles in the world of typography, keeping you up-to-date on the wonderful world of type. Each week we'll discuss the cool news we've found, what we're working on, and answer burning questions about design & fontmaking.
The Why Factor
The extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions
Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by the Humanities Division in Oxford and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humaniti ...
🔥Whether you’re just starting out, or a seasoned pro, our Spreadshop insiders and experts are dropping knowledge on all things in the merch game. Listen for regular tips for personal branding and marketing. We also cover plenty of info on design and creative inspiration. Subscribe for regular tips, interviews and creative encouragement to take your merch game to the next level. 🧡🧡 Send your questions via the Anchor app to be answered on future episodes! 🧡 Register your free Spreadshop today ...
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
Podcast by History Hit Podcast Network
Soho House Stories
In this series, George Lamb is joined by inspirational people from all walks of life, as they draw upon their unique world view, the experiences that shaped them and the motivations that propel them forward.Soho House was founded in London in 1995 as a private members’ club for people in the creative industries. The group now has 18 clubs in the UK, Berlin, Barcelona, Istanbul, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami and Toronto, in addition to bedrooms, restaurants, cinemas and spas. To find ...
Jeff Rubin (of CollegeHumor) presents interviews with creative people who have turned their obsessions into professions, as well as expert analysis on geeky things that probably don't warrant analyzing.
TED Talks Daily
Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
A selection of Podcasts brought to you from the Museums of Devon.
The Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission is to foster excellence in philanthropy, to protect philanthropic freedom, to assist donors in achieving their philanthropic intent, and to help donors advance liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility in America and abroad. Follow Karl Zinsmeister's podcast, Sweet Charity, for short weekly stories about how private giving solves public problems.
Exploring Oklahoma's Rich Music History and those Oklahoma Artists whose Music has Transcended the States Boundaries.
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TV reviewer Lara Strongman has been watching the NZ version of the international hit, Gogglebox on TV3. She's also cast her eye over Netflix shows, The Sinner and Toast of London.
Nurturing and stimulating your baby's potential in the first year - Nicola Woollaston has excellent practical tips, particularly for first time parents. The mother of four is a trained early childhood teacher, the team leader of Starship hospital's play specialists and the author of Nurturing your baby's potential - (from birth to 12 months). S ...…
Would you turn your mom's warranty claim down two days out of warranty? Author Jeanne Bliss makes a business case for providing excellent service and true customer satisfaction to garner long-term success.
Tech commentator, Sarah Putt, has details of a study into what it is like to live without broadband. She also details on the amazing growth of Uber Eats - could it outstrip Uber? And a fight is continue to boil between President Trump and Amazon.
Jane Westaway reviews Aftershocks by A.N. Wilson, which is published by Atlantic.
Lawrence Burns, a former vice president of research for GM, discusses how robotic driving technology will reshape transportation and the economy.
The story behind Pacific Films and its idiosyncratic producer, John O'Shea (1920-2001) is one of grit, determination and a belief that New Zealand needed a homegrown screen industry. Filmmaker and writer John Reid has researched and written a comprehensive history of the early days of New Zealand's screen community. In Whatever It Takes: Pacifi ...…
British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the backing of her senior ministers for a draft European Union divorce deal more than two years after the UK voted to leave the EU- but she faces more battles ahead. Having won over her divided cabinet, she now faces the ordeal of trying to push her deal through a vote in the British parliament. UK cor ...…
How is New Zealand's drug trade being affected by the influence of the dark web? A team at Massey University led by Associate Professor Chris Wilkins will investigate the role that the anonymous deep web is having on New Zealand's illegal drug trade. The team will use web-crawlers to find out the volume and how much people pay for illegal drugs ...…
The Ministry of Education says three-thousand overseas teachers have applied to work in New Zealand from several countries including the UK, Canada and South Africa. The Ministry launched a recruitment drive last month after predictions primary and secondary schools would be 850 teachers short at the start of the new school year in 2019. Will t ...…
Tom Giertz is the CEO at 2ndCar, an online auction site, buy it now sales, a blog for track events, DIY tips, and lots of cool car stories. Along with his business partners Scott Furgiuele and Andy Ritt, Tom is a life-long automotive enthusiast who has turned his passion into a business. Tom’s father was racing a Fiat Abarth Monza at the Sebrin ...…
Dan talks to Simon Jenkins about his new book, A Short History of Europe, and about Britain's in-out relationship with the continent of Europe as a whole. For more exclusive history documentaries, visit HistoryHit.TV Producer: Natt Tapley
What exactly is civility, and what does it require? In a talk packed with historical insights, political theorist Teresa Bejan explains how civility has been used as both the foundation of tolerant societies and as a way for political partisans to silence and dismiss opposing views. Bejan suggests that we should instead try for "mere civility": ...…
New Scots words to add to the The Dictionar o the Scots Leid and a quiz about words from medieval Ireland are 2 of the Being Human Festival projects explored by Shahidha Bari. Plus how researchers are using film to explore social history and a major new exhibition about the sculptor and painter Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993).The Being Human Festiv ...…
Prince George’s County, Maryland is one of the wealthiest African American communities in the US, a suburban enclave of Black excellence just outside Washington, D.C. But it wasn’t always that way. At the small (but mighty) Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, the passionate young Executive Director, Maleke Glee, tells m ...…
Tucked among other Maryland suburbs outside Washington, D.C., the cute little town of Greenbelt has a surprisingly radical history. It was one of three “green towns” built under the New Deal Era Resettlement Administration, and it was supposed to be a new way of living, a utopia. Was it really a utopia? And how did the model hold up over time? ...…
Dan talks to Simon Jenkins about his new book, A Short History of Europe, and about Britain's in-out relationship with the continent of Europe as a whole. For more exclusive history documentaries, visit HistoryHit.TV Producer: Natt Tapley
The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is monument to outsider art, the creative spirit, and the search for truth. Step inside this glittering temple to intuition and inspiration to experience the museum’s marvelous “shows,” each of which comes from the singular mind of the museum’s founder and envisioner, Rebecca Alban Hoffbe ...…
Science Commentator Dr Siouxsie Wiles talks about the dangers of artificial blue light, how a family of pesticides have been found to changes bees' social behaviour, and ponders how many mozzies you can pack onto a teaspoon - which is demonstrated in this video! Associate Professor Dr Siouxsie Wiles is the head of Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab a ...…
In By Bible, Hammer and Compass historian and author Adrienne Puckey adds colour to Kerikeri's history. It's almost 200 years since the Church Missionary Society, led by the Reverend Samuel Marsden, arrived in the Bay of Islands to establish a mission at Kerikeri supported by Ngapuhi chief Hongi Hika. Adrienne talks to Lynn Freeman about her la ...…
RNZ's Yadana Saw has been listening to some of the music nominated for the awards across different categories.
Quentin Johnson reviews Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce by Colm Toibin, which is published by Macmillan.
Best-selling New Zealand writer Deborah Challinor delights in weaving historical fact and fiction together. Her books always have strong female leads who navigate their way through tough times from 1850s to the 1950s New Zealand. An historian by trade, Deborah Challinor's PhD was in military history, which is a far cry from her latest book - Fr ...…
The spread and intensity of the wildfires raging in California highlight the need for much stronger disaster management measures than the state has had previously, say experts.
Australia correspondent Karen Middleton on the effect that last week's at in Melbourne is having on the city. Plus the latest on the Strawberry scare; a politician forced out of his job over groping allegations; the Prime Minister's tiki tour around Queensland and his pitch to Pacific nations.
Lynn talks with neuroscientist Dr Maryanne Wolf, director of the center for dyslexia, diverse learners and social justice, at UCLA whose research looks at how the brain takes on knowledge. She says research is surfacing in many parts of the world suggesting that those who read on digital devices don't comprehend as well, don't sequence details ...…
A manned re-entry into the Pike River mine will go ahead, and is expected to take place in February next year. The Pike River Recovery Agency recommended a single entry approach as the safest and most appropriate option. The total estimated cost of the recovery has been put at 36 million dollars. Lynn Freeman speaks with Anna Osborne, whose hus ...…
Fueled in part by the organizing power of social media, workers in the technology sector and beyond may be ushering in a new era of employee activism on moral and ethical issues.
The warm, gooey dish, a childhood staple across North America, is many things to many people: a mainstay of African-American Sunday dinners, according to soul food expert Adrian Miller; a comforting yet celebratory meal that can be jazzed up in dozens of ways, according to chef and former mac and cheese restaurant owner Allison Arevalo; and Can ...…
Wharton's Stephanie Creary and UC-Berkeley's Harley Shaiken discuss whether an employee walkout will lead to changes in sexual harassment policies at Google.
On Saturday, November 10. we witnessed the unveiling of the Leon Russell Monument which marks his final resting place and his final return home to Tulsa, Oklahoma. We talk about the event, what we learned from the proceedings. We decided for our Tribute to Leon we would replay our earlier, four Leon episodes. back to back in one episode.…
Author AJ Jacobs embarked on a quest with a deceptively simple idea at its heart: to personally thank every person who helped make his morning cup of coffee. More than one thousand "thank yous" later, Jacobs reflects on the globe-trotting journey that ensued -- and shares the life-altering wisdom he picked up along the way. "I discovered that m ...…
After a successful career in business and marketing, Elsbeth Blekkenhorst opened her own shoe brand. Having nothing to do with fashion before that, she turned some of her negative experiences with finding comfortable shoes into a passion project. In this episode, we talk about the positive experiences and challenges associated with opening your ...…
Andrei Michailov is the Creative Director for the Romanian edition of Forbes magazine. He is also an accomplished automotive photographer who specializes in scale model car photography. He runs his own Creative Studio in Bucharest titled GB Media. GB stands for Good Business as his focus is on providing clients with great service from a great t ...…
Loosen your belts and tuck a napkin under your chin because feasting season is here. Katherine Spiers -- journalist, food anthropologist and host of the wondrous culinary history podcast Smart Mouth -- lets Alie belly up for a buffet of questions about winter gatherings, Thanksgiving myths, stuffed peacocks, green bean casseroles, potato backst ...…
Media commentator Gavin Ellis on the future of Stuff, with Australian regulatory approval for the Fairfax-Nine Network merger coming through. Will that mean a pruning exercise to get the New Zealand group ready for sale?. And US President Trump has signalled he is moving his attack on truth from media companies to individual journalists, with C ...…
Professor Paul Spoonley from Massey University on his impressions of the state of Trans Tasman relations after attending the Metropolis conference on immigration in Sydney.
Business commentator Rod Oram looks at the liquidation of CBL Insurance, a claim by small electricity retailers that the big companies are skewing the market, and Vodafone NZ confirms it will list on the stock market in 2020.
Kiran Dass from Timeout bookstore reviews In the City Of Love's Sleep by Lavinia Greenlaw, which is published by Faber.
Former Parisian model and beachwear designer from Los Angeles Jill Dodd was also a pleasure wife to one of the world's richest men in the 1980s: Adnan Khashoggi, the billionaire Middle Eastern arms dealer - a womanizer with three wives and 11 pleasure wives at his beck and call. Several inches shorter and twice her age, he reminded Jill of her ...…
From the US, Washington bureau chief of The Guardian, David Smith reports on the devastation caused by the wildfires sweeping California, with 31 dead and more than 200 people still unaccounted for. President Trump Donald Trump apportioniung blame, tweeting about 'forest management". Also, the midterms aren't quite over with some states still c ...…
Juliet Arnott talks to Lynn Freeman about the Necessary Traditions Festival on in Christchurch, which showcases 40 crafts people who keeping traditional skills alive. Skills such as mandolin making, spoon carving, working with green wood and pin-hole photography. The social enterprise, Rekindle has put together the event to show how undervalued ...…
'Home' is collection of drawings by Syrian children, curated by prize winning Australian artist Ben Quilty. The drawings are simple but honest accounts of a brutal civil war from the perspective of children, as young as 6 years old. Proceeds from the sale of 'Home' will directly support World Vision's Child Friendly Spaces, early childhood and ...…
A secondary school principal says the failure of a server which saw potentially thousands of students have an on-line exam interrupted is cause for concern. Students sitting their first ever digital NCEA level 1 English paper have reported to Nine to Noon they panicked for up to twenty minutes, while their screens froze, before it was clear to ...…
Only if you are truly open to the possibility of being wrong can you ever learn, says researcher Alex Edmans. In an insightful talk, he explores how confirmation bias -- the tendency to only accept information that supports your personal beliefs -- can lead you astray on social media, in politics and beyond, and offers three practical tools for ...…
In this week's episode, the gang gives an update on what's been going on in the first week of the Shop Launch Challenge and reminds you there's still plenty of time to get involved in the community, as well as a special offer for launchers only! Launch your free merch shop by Black Friday (Nov 23) for a chance to win $500. Complete rules and de ...…
Fake News - sometimes it’s obvious to spot, other times it requires more thoughtful investigation. That’s a fact checker’s job; dedicated researchers trying to flesh out what is true and what is not in the deluge of information we see every day. In 2015 the International Fact Checking Network was established to give strength to this small but d ...…
John Oates is one half of the best-selling duo of all time, Hall & Oates, as well as an accomplished solo artist. Since their formation in the early 70s, Daryl Hall & John Oates have recorded 21 albums, which have sold over 80 million units. They scored 10 number 1 records, over 20 Top-40 hits, and have toured the world for four decades. All th ...…
Take the 101, 405 or the 118 straight to the 818 for our latest field trip to the Valley Relics Museum! We talk with museum founder and driving force Tommy Gelinas as he guides us on his journey from valley enthusiast and ash tray collector to full fledged museum owner and giant neon sign collector. Fall in love with the valley all over again o ...…
Bill McKay talks about the concept of Naked Housing, that may appeal to the young and energetic - Generation Rent, but not to everyone. It involves getting rid of car parking which in turn, slashes construction costs. Basically shells, unfinished houses which have the basics, but the buyer needs to finish the fit out as and when they can afford it.…
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