Best museum podcasts podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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The British Museum is famous for its objects, which represent over 2 million years of human history and culture. The objects speak to us thanks to the experts who have helped to tell their stories for well over two centuries. This podcast takes a fresh look at some of the tales that have shaped the Museum’s story – both famous and less well known.
 
Comedy historian Robert Ross interviews comedy stars about their work as well as their personal favourites and influences.
 
Join Director and CEO Kim McKay AO in conversation with scientists from the Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) and experts in Indigenous Australian and Pacific cultures. When not 'in conversation', AMplify will bring the best from the AM’s live talks, giving you a front row seat at enlightening presentations from inspirational people.
 
The Motor Pool is a podcast which focuses on the vehicles that made a difference in World War II and what significance they played
 
Stories you didn't know about the things you know!
 
A collection of interviews and features on topics related to the Norton Simon Museum's exhibitions and collections.
 
A podcast series which looks at the history of hemp in Ireland. Episodes will occasionally look at contemporary topics and feature interviews with individuals from the Irish hemp industry,
 
Join the crew from the Retro Computer Museum in Leicester, UK as they discuss all things 'retro computing' and the work they do at the museum.
 
Recordings of talks in which specialists and experts explore aspects of philately and the British postal service.
 
Mrs. Devine 7th grade Social Studies class created podcasts to act as an audio guide for each grade level's art show projects.
 
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GT Museum Podcast
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The GT Museum Podcast is the Godwin-Ternbach Museum's podcast of talks, readings, and events. It is created and produced by Queens College, CUNY students.
 
Arizona State Museum Podcasts
 
Hosted by Kyle Klingman of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame's Dan Gable Museum and Andy Hamilton of Trackwrestling.com, On The Mat talks to a number of guests related to Iowa as well as national wrestling topics. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.
 
Ty and Jon discuss forgotten b-movies, random television, and other fringe cultural ephemera with their trademark brand of subjective unprofessionalism
 
News and discussion about Mego action figures from the Mego Museum, the web's leading authority on Mego toys since 1996. Co-hosts Brian and Scott discuss Mego history, keep up to date on new Mego style products, interview collectors, customizers, and toy designers.
 
Artists and curators preview upcoming exhbitions and intrepret works from the collection of the Indiana University Art Museum.
 
Listen to lectures about history, art, and culture that were given as part of the West Baton Rouge Museum's Lunchtime Lecture series.
 
The Science Museums resident comedy team sit down and chat with some interesting folk to discuss the Science Museum and the wondrous objects it houses.Fun facts and enlightening tales from behind the scenes are promised.
 
The place to find the newest editions of video podcasts of the Birmingham Museum of Art.
 
The Prefab Museum recorded a number of oral histories about post-war prefabs from people who lived and grew up in them.
 
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Museum News Podcast
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A weekly podcast with reviews and updates on what's on at museums the coming week in the UK, with occasional detours into museums further abroad.
 
Yakima Valley Museum information and conversations about exhibits.
 
Dundee Museum of Transport's weekly look at events the museum is running in Dundee.
 
The Columbia Museum of Art Podcast features commentary and interviews relating to programs and exhibitions. The Columbia Museum of Art is South Carolina's premier museum of international art. For more information visit www.columbiamuseum.org. Questions: pnugent@columbiamuseum.org
 
Video Podcast featuring lectures, exhibitions and events from the Knoxville Museum of Art.The Knoxville Museum of Art collects, exhibits, and interprets outstanding works by artists of regional, national, and international significance; provides diverse audiences with opportunities for learning and personal growth; and serves as a community gathering and celebration place. The museum is strongly committed to providing experiences that enable people to enjoy and value the visual arts as an ex ...
 
The official podcast of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, featuring interviews with the people in and behind exhibits at the Western Hemisphere's largest science museum. Visit the Museum's website at www.msichicago.org.
 
The Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm Podcast, its the podcast from the Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm.
 
Classical Music Podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
A weekly podcast discussing Disneyland, Disney history, D23, the Walt Disney Family Museum, and everything Disney!
 
Every Wednesday, the Rubin Museum of Art presents a meditation session led by a prominent meditation teacher from the New York area. This podcast is a recording of the weekly practice.
 
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Hometown History
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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.
 
Get an insider's perspective on the most interesting objects in the collections of the Kansas Museum of History. Each biweekly episode features a different curator talking about a different object, always something featured on our web site. It's the best of our nation's history--not just Kansas, but important events for the whole United States. There's something for everyone, from the Civil War to the Cold War, Abraham Lincoln to Amelia Earhart, tornadoes to travel. You can access the full s ...
 
The Carlos Museum announces Carlos Conversations, a series of podcasts that use works of art in the museum's collection to spark conversations between distinguished members of the Emory faculty.
 
Objects hold history. They're evocative of stories stamped in time. As part of The Washington Post's coverage of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, people submitted dozens of objects that make up their own lived experiences of black history, creating a "people's museum" of personal objects, family photos and more. The Historically Black podcast brings those objects and their stories to life through interviews, archival sound and music. The Washingt ...
 
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ExploreAStory
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A podcast about museums, science and storytelling, hosted by Emily Graslie. ExploreAStory is supported by the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.
 
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Museum Chat Live!
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The official podcast of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre
 
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STCM Podcasts
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The official podcasts of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre: Museum Chat Live! and One Hour in the Past. For footnotes to episodes, please visit stcatharinesmuseumblog.com/podcasts
 
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Anthropology
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Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture. Home to over forty academic staff, over a hundred doctoral students, twelve Master’s programmes, and two undergraduate degrees (Human Sciences; Archaeology and Anthropology), Oxford anthropology is one of t ...
 
Podcast by Harvard Art Museums
 
Le Panthéon canadien des sciences et du génie est une partie intégrale de l'exposition « Innovation Canada » au Musée des sciences et de la technologie du Canada. Ici, on rend hommage aux individus dont les contributions exceptionnelles ont eu une influence à longue échéance sur les Canadiens.
 
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Museopunks
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A Podcast for the Progressive Museum
 
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First Person Podcast
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This podcast series features excerpts from interviews with Holocaust survivors presented at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's public program, First Person -- Conversations with Holocaust Survivors.
 
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Empty Frames
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In the early hours of March 18th, 1990, two thieves posing as police officers were admitted into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. In 81 minutes they stole 13 pieces of artwork, among the paintings stripped from their frames were works by Vermeer, Degas, and Rembrandt.In this podcast series Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (of the Missing Maura Murray and Crawlspace podcasts) will dig as deep as possible into the case, theories, and social and economic impact the greatest unsolve ...
 
This podcast is for people looking for help repairing, rebuilding, restoring or reproducing vintage computers.
 
A podcast about the American writer David Foster Wallace. (Image by Robyn O'Neil c/o The Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth)
 
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The Lonely Palette
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Welcome to The Lonely Palette, the podcast that returns art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Each episode, host Tamar Avishai picks a painting du jour, interviews unsuspecting museum visitors in front of it, and then dives deeply into the object, the movement, the social context, and anything and everything else that will make it as neat to you as it is to her. For more information, visit thelonelypalette.com | Twitter @lonelypalette | Instagram @thelonelypalette.
 
#DigitalHeritage specialist Jeff Guin (@heritagevoices) interviews thought leaders who are using the social web to advocate for cultural heritage. OWN YOUR HERITAGE!
 
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Use this plan to see 27 top sights in Washington, D.C. over the course of five days of visiting world-class attractions. Suggestions for dining and advance planning, as well as ideas for modifying the plan if you have more or less time to spend in Washington, D.C. are included. Click on the audio bar at the end of this post to listen to the acc ...…
 
This episode is actually one of the first topics I ever thought to talk about when I created the show. And I weirdly kept putting it off. Whenever I tell someone what my podcast is about, I say something along the lines of it being a short history podcast about everyday things. And this particular topic has been the first thing that has popped ...…
 
To listen to this weeks podcast, click on the arrow.https://girlcamper.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Girl-Camper-2018-Fredericksburg.mp3On this weeks show I interview Amanda Koone, Director of Communications for the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Fredericksburg, Texas. This Texas Hill Country town settled by Germans in the mid 1840's offers ...…
 
Original Show Notes: Become Richer with Matt Lane Matt Lane is a the author of the blog, Optimize Your Life. As a part time blogger, and full time attorney, husband and new father, Matt’s goal is to help people learn that the purpose of money is to allow us to live a happier life, so we need to focus on the big picture of how to build that happ ...…
 
In episode five Tim & Lance talk to writer Lyz Lenz who wrote a great article about the scandalous legacy of Isabella Stewart Gardner. In Empty Frames Tim Pilleri & Lance Reenstierna (Missing Maura Murray, Crawlspace) dig into the mystery of the greatest art heist of all time. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts was rob ...…
 
Ep 7: Erek Smith (@erek_smith) and Faith Beauchemin (@bohemianfaith) join the show to rec Striptease by Rachel Shteir, music: At The Gates, Meshuggah, doc: Until The Lights Take Us, podcast: Up And Vanished, and movie: The Death of Stalin, and to discuss the case of the stolen fried rice. In bad news: Trump says he no longer sees a deal on DACA ...…
 
Today I have Laura with me on the podcast to talk all things DIY art. Laura's been an artist in the DIY scene for years so I knew she was the perfect person to explain the movement to me. Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) How a One-Painting Show Lets You Get Inside the Brilliant Young Basquiat’s Head - a look at the painting that sold for $110 m ...…
 
Today's books are: Squeeze Play: a novel by Jane Leavy. Doubleday, 1990. (Not pictured. In his younger days, my little baseball fan tore the cover off my copy.) Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Simon & Schuster, 1997. She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley story by Audrey Vernick. Balzer & Bray, 2010. Other books mentioned: Queen of th ...…
 
We’re just over a week away from WrestleMania 34, and Chris & Silky are back to get you up to speed on all things WWE, New Japan, and more! THE BIG 3 We’re just over a week away from WrestleMania 34 and several high profile superstars still don’t have official matches scheduled. Daniel Bryan issued a challenge to Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, but ...…
 
Episode Image by BosfilmsTheme songHoodGrown by David-James @davedashjames_https://soundcloud.com/davedashjamesTransition musicNathan Peters@mztrwlsn @mrwilsonbeatshttps://soundcloud.com/mrwilsonbeats**Special month theme music:Beyonce - Grown WomanTAG THE ARTIST:Lexi@Bosfilms_ FOR US BY US:Boston Area Rape Crisis Center https://barccwalk.org/ ...…
 
Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn Listen now Walker admin says Corps moving too fast on Pebble Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media – Washington D.C. The proposed gold and copper mine would sit upstream from Bristo ...…
 
Episode No. 334 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a holiday weekend presentation of previously recorded interviews with curators Frederick Ilchman and Scott Shields. Ilchman, a curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is the co-curator of “Casanova: The Seduction of Europe,” a broad look at the over-the-top luxury of European art and decora ...…
 
When Cristina Mittermeier once searched the term “conservation photography” all she found was info about how to preserve photos for museum display. Today, she and her partner Paul Nicklen are some of the most recognizable names in the field and are regular contributors to National Geographic – the magazine and Instagram feed. Together, they’ve ...…
 
One of the many things I like about making podcasts is after years of producing formal radio programmes lots of the conventions can be abandoned. For decades I lived under the whip of the tyrannical Greenwich Time Signal. The most grievous sin of all was to crash the pips – so many interesting conversation was brought to a hasty conclusion well ...…
 
Hattie McGill: Hand Embroidery Artist Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast, Hattie McGill shares her life as a hand embroidery artist and freelance embroiderer working in fashion, costume and film. Listen as Hattie shares her embroidery journey and how she balances her own art for sale and commission, with the typically unpredictab ...…
 
Eric Leong, Associate Producer at the Museum Of Failure in Hollywood California talks to me about the museum, a lovingly curated collection of failed products, companies and ideas. CHECK THE MUSEUM: http://failuremuseum.com/ SUPPORT THE PODCAST: https://www.patreon.com/selfworst MUSIC BY ALI JAAFAR: https://ecstatticstudio.bandcamp.com/…
 
Welcome everyone to the Grown-Up Pixels Mixtape Vol. 2! This weeks episode is Vol. 2 of the Grown-Up Pixels Mixtape. The mixtape is made up of the background tunes that were played during episode 2 of the usual podcast. The second episode was the first full length episode of the podcast. The format of the mixtape is straight forward, I introduc ...…
 
In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca reveals to Caitlin her recent paranoia of the New Madrid fault line and the seriousness of "the big one" for Memphis should it ever occur. But there's good new! Well... at least for those over 36 years old. So what is the New Madrid Fault Line? Wikipedia says it's the 150-mile (240 k ...…
 
In this episode, we share stories about three vacations we took after our fourth child was born. Taking four children on a long trip isn’t for the faint of heart. It takes courage, determination, and a whole lot of patience. Follow along as we discuss our trips to Hocking Hills, Greenfield Village/Henry Ford Museum, and Colonial Williamsburg. B ...…
 
Hello everyone to the 7th episode of Reel Travels and thank you for all the wonderful feedback! My guests on today's episode are David and Rena Kiehn from the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum. Silent! With all of today's loud multi-million dollar blockbuster films out, there is still a market and desire to see the old silent films. We go back i ...…
 
​S1E7 - Välkomna till JL-Assistans podcast I detta avsnitt tar vi upp bl.a. *Så blir du kung på grillkvällen. Flera lyssnare har ställt liknande fråga, tips på att lyckas med grillkvällen. Kommer här att besvara dessa genom ett längre inlägg. *Stor vikingaskatt funnen på Bornholm. 2017. 98st mynt, smycken och andra silverföremål. *Gravplundrarn ...…
 
The band is finally back together to talk Turtles! All the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles news with that special brand of commentary that only the Turtle Power Podcast can provide, including our early take on the new Rise of the TMNT! #PleaseBePatient ------------------------- New Acquisitions: ------------------------- How to Draw Eastman ...…
 
It’s the last show before the crew meets in the Bay Area for the first time! Are they nervous?? MAYBE! But for now, they manage to dissect “Wakanda Particular Ish is That?” They use a clip from the Say Something Nice Podcast to perfectly say how they feel about from a long list of trending items, including O.J. Simpson criticizing Colin Kaepern ...…
 
What does a dolphin see when it looks in the mirror? Cognitive psychologist and marine mammal scientist Diana Reiss of Hunter College explains what we already know about bottlenose dolphin intelligence and communication, and describes her teams’ efforts to unlock new anwers by using mirrors, interactive keyboards, and other technology.This Jame ...…
 
What does clothing made of trash have in common with an oyster slurp? These are just two of the many activities being sponsored by Bainbridge organizations in honor of Earth Month: April 2018. In this podcast, BCB host Christina Hulet sits down with Christine Perkins, President of Sustainable Bainbridge, and Deb Rudnick, Chair of the Bainbridge ...…
 
https://ia801504.us.archive.org/18/items/Episode15MixedUpFiles/Episode%2015%20Mixed%20up%20Files.mp3 In this episode of Team Friendship Reads the Newberys, we discuss the 1968 Newbery medal winner From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg. We enjoyed the cleverness of this story about a sister and brother who run a ...…
 
Use this day planner to enjoy a perfect day at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, one of the world’s top art museums. Take the tram to the top of the hill and admire the Los Angeles skyline from the unique perspective of the Getty Center. Take a free tour of the highlights of the collections, including paintings by Van Gogh, Renoir, M ...…
 
Scott Beatty talks with Samuel Wheeler of the Lincoln Museum on a new exhibit on the Presidents from Illinois.
 
E303 April is International Genocide Awareness Month and will also mark the opening of a new, temporary exhibit created by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) about Holodomor – or Ukrainian Genocide of the 1930s. We sat down with Natalie Duduch, a child of a Holodomor survivor, and a member of the Niagara Chapter of the UCC to talk about Holo ...…
 
Disney Parks Podcast Show #440 – An Interview With The Executive Director of The Walt Disney Family Museum In this episode, Tony and Parkhopper John discuss have a conversation with The Executive Director of The Walt Disney Family Museum and find out what its all about! Support the show at https://www.patreon.com/disneyparkspodcast Get 2 FREE A ...…
 
Studio Big Chief calls for sword reform, we keep any eye out for drug abuse, we wont be walking out of the podcast, we respect our flag, sad for losing a nostalgic piece of our childhood, and George Lucas new museum. All in a jam packed episode!
 
Take this 3-mile self-guided walking tour from Hillerød station to visit Frederiksborg Castle and gardens and to stop in the town center of Hillerød and shop before returning to the station. Or, skip some of the walk by taking the Frederiksborg Ferry along the lake from the ferry stop near the castle gardens to the town center area. Visiting Hi ...…
 
In Episode 23 of Brooklyn Historical Society’s podcast Flatbush + Main, co-hosts Zaheer Ali and Julie Golia revisit Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO to celebrate the opening of its new longterm exhibition, Waterfront. Index 03:10 – Histories and Ideas 20:16 – Into the Archives 31:09 – Voices of Brooklyn For complete show notes, go to brooklynh ...…
 
Eloise Hawser presents Anabasis to Dora, a programme of multi-site visits based on research into unusual and contested spaces, museums and collections around the UK. The series formed the background to her current exhibition By the deep, by the mark at Somerset House, until 22 April. The podcast follows Eloise on an Anabasis to Dora tour explor ...…
 
[00:00:03] Hey everyone. This is Lynn Vartan and you're listening to the apex hour on SUU's Thunder ninety one point one in this show you get more personal time with the guests who visit Southern Utah University from all over. Learning more about their stories and opinions beyond their presentations on stage. We will also give you some new musi ...…
 
If you read the title, you'll know already that I did not uphold my planned fun activity this week which was to go to a car boot sale. Unfortunately the British springtime weather just didn't seem appropriate for a wander around parked cars on the 9th floor of a car park. So I did what any sensible introvert would do and went to a museum. If I' ...…
 
https://wgecho.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/art-museum-podcast-march-14-podcast.mp3 This week’s ECHO Podcast is introduced by technology columnist Sean Mullins and was edited by Eleanor Marshall. Contributing writers Emily Stisser and Lindsey Bennett report on the St. Louis Art Museum. Background music is “Apero Hour” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech. ...…
 
In this special episode about women's history in Iceland, I visit the Women's History Archive at the National and University Library of Iceland to speak to Rakel Adolphsdóttir about collecting women's history in Iceland and hunting for the women hidden in Iceland's archival collection. I also chat with the researchers behind the Hinsegin Huldko ...…
 
This Must Be The PlaceIn this episode of This Must Be The Place Elizabeth reports from the Rhine-Ruhr region of Germany. The area’s recent history is famously characterised by industry – coal, steel, cars – and its present by post-industrial restructuring and by new forms of tourism. The introduction to the podcast includes some soundscapes fro ...…
 
Episode 15 takes us to the charming village of Scarsdale and the offices of Sharon Snyder, the charismatic owner of Standing Room Only and SRO Fine Foods. During our lively conversation, we focus on the SRO Fine Foods division, known as one of the finest “off-premise” caterers in the wedding/event business. Sharon is a delight to talk with. She ...…
 
In this week episode of the Podcasts James reads from the headline of Futurism.com and has a conversation with his friend Bax Baca. Elon Musk Talk Dubai Museum of the future JamesSalazarMEDIA.COM
 
I'll be in the lodge by the fire drinking coffee while you go out and attack the slopes, you Mogul Maniac! Maybe I'll stand on the Joyboard for awhile and pretend I'm out there with you. Naahhh, I don't want to spill my coffee. Oh hi! I didn't see you come in, sorry. Won't you join me in discussing Mogul Maniac and the Joyboard controller by Am ...…
 
Synopsis:-Article about Pasadena recently in the news: Winter Olympics! Mirai Nagasu, She got her start skating at age 5, she later skated at the Pasadena Ice Skating Center at the City’s Convention Center! She’s the 2nd American woman to land a triple axle in competition! -March is Women's History Month!Famous Historic Woman of Pasadena:Did yo ...…
 
When I am asked to plan a perfect two week trip to Ireland, I recommend Dublin as a base for the majority of sightseeing, with side trips to Killarney, Waterford, Howth, and Limerick, along with tours of the Dingle Peninsula, the Ring of Kerry, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Newgrange. I recommend at least four days in Dublin to include ...…
 
Do you remember all of those video games that were made for girls back in the 90s? Well they're not being archived the same way that stereotypical boy games are being preserved. They don't have value in the gaming community and many of these games are being forgotten even though they were just as creative and innovative for the industry. Our gu ...…
 
Welcome to Crawlspace. In this episode Lance Reenstierna & Tim Pilleri talk to author Jenny Siler who co-wrote a fantastic book with career criminal Myles Connor. The book is called Art of the Heist: Confessions of a Master Thief. Jenny talks about Myles's life filled with crime, art, and music. Myles also has a connection through reputation to ...…
 
Howdy bug lovers and welcome to today's show! In this episode Mike Skvarla goes solo to interview his colleague Andy Deans of Penn State University. Dr. Deans is a natural historian and runs the Frost Museum as well. Tune in to hear all about it! Check out the following links to learn more about Andy and the museum Frost Museum curators blog: h ...…
 
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