Best museums podcasts we could find (Updated October 2017)
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The Museum Of Curiosity
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The Museum of Curiosity, is a comedy panel game on BBC Radio 4 that was first broadcast on 20 February 2008. It is hosted by John Lloyd (Professor of Ignorance at the University of Buckingham, and later at Southampton Solent University). He acts as the head of the (fictional) titular museum, while a panel of three guests � typically a comedian, an author and an academic � each donate to the museum an �object� that fascinates them. The radio medium ensures that the suggested exhibits can be a ...
 
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The British Museum Podcast
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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.
 
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Museum of Lost Objects
Monthly
 
Tracing the histories of antiquities and landmarks that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, India and Pakistan.
 
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Pritzker Military Museum & Library Podcasts
 
Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues. To view more than 300 previous Library programs, visit pritzkermilitary.org.
 
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Freud Museum London: Psychoanalysis Podcasts
 
A treasure trove of ideas in psychoanalysis. History, theory, and psychoanalytic perspectives on a diverse range of topics. www.freud.org.uk
 
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National Museum of Australia – Audio on demand program
 
The National Museum of Australia's audio series explores Australia's social history: Indigenous people, their cultures and histories, the nation's history since 1788, and the interaction of Australians with the land and environment. The series includes talks by curators, conservators, historians, environmental scientists and other specialists.
 
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Det Nationalhistoriske Museum
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Audioguides to The Museum of Nationalhistory at Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark.
 
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Tales From The Museum
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An audio theater miniseries written by Charles Russell
 
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American Museum of Natural History
 
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and p ...
 
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Museum People
Monthly
 
Welcome to Museum People, a NEMA-produced podcast that celebrates individuals connected with the museum field by highlighting their work, passions, opinions, and personalities.
 
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Harvard Art Museums
Monthly+
 
Podcast by Harvard Art Museums
 
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Audio Dime Museum: Carnivale
Monthly+
 
From the Just A Story team, comes a bi-weekly, serialized experimental storytelling podcast which explores historical legends through the artifacts on display in the Audio Dime Museum. Part guided tour, part radio drama; each episode presents the curious story of one object from the collection. Meet your guide on this journey, The Curator, and learn her secrets as you delve into the world of possibility, magic and the unknown. Merging the suspenseful style of mystery with the conventions of ...
 
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The British Museum Membercast
Monthly
 
Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from the exclusive programme of Members’ lectures at the British Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and musings. The Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’, but we will definitely encourage you to become a Member if you aren’t already! Interested in becoming a Member? You can find out more at britishmuseum.org/membership. Direct your questions ab ...
 
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The Museum Life
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Museums attract millions of visitors and employ thousands. The Museum Life, hosted by Carol Bossert, charts the growth and development of this cultural business. Museum Life showcases leaders in the field who provide perspective on current issue as well as creative thinkers who are impacting the future of museums. The Museum Life is broadcast live every Friday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
 
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London's Design Museum Podcasts
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London's Design Museum Podcast Feed
 
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Museum of Natural Mystery Podcast
Monthly+
 
Stories you didn't know about the things you know!
 
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Leprechaun Museum
Monthly
 
The National Leprechaun Museum, the first ever attraction dedicated to Irish mythology, opens up a fun and magical world full of fascinating folklore, mythology and enchanting stories.
 
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Museum of Museums
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Museum of Museums explores how we organize science, art and culture.
 
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First Fridays Science Discussion | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
 
One of the many great attributes of science is that it allows us to use the tools of today to understand where we have been and to predict where we are going. Will we be walking among woolly mammoths? Will we be able to harness the power of your brain to be more creative? Is climate change causing us to evolve? Will we live in a building designed by termites? Are we doomed to go the way of the dinosaur? Or, perhaps, will we live forever? This is not science fiction of the future but the real ...
 
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Sound Museum
Weekly
 
Your weekly guide to the music industry
 
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Danny Lane's Music Museum
Monthly+
 
Big band, jukebox favorites, swing, hit parade, the Great American Songbook, music from the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. Whatever brings back memories for you. Danny Lane opens his "Trunkful of Memories". You'll say "those were the days"
 
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Museum Archipelago
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Museum Archipelago is your audio guide through the landscape of museums.
 
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Podcasts from The National World War II Museum
 
The Motor Pool is a podcast which focuses on the vehicles that made a difference in World War II and what significance they played
 
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Morto's Metal Museum | Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Podcast
 
Entertaining fans of hard rock and heavy metal with obscurities from my personal music collection that I have amassed for over 40 years that you will never hear on the radio - covers, deep album cuts, B-sides, live songs, imports, bonus tracks, bootlegs, radio shows & demos. MMM is available for free at: MortosMetalMuseum.com iTunes iHeartRadio Google Play Facebook Spreaker Stitcher
 
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National Building Museum Audio
 
Hear architects, designers, and other thinkers discuss ideas and issues related to the built environment. Podcast episodes originate as public programs at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. To learn more about our programs and exhibitions, visit us at http://www.nbm.org.
 
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Museum of the History of Science
 
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivaled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the collection and the building, the Museum occupies a special position, both in the study of the history of science and in the development of western culture and collecting.
 
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All Pathology Museum Specimen Case Studies
 
This POTcast series was created as part of the e-Path project - a collaboration between the Royal College of Pathologists and e-learning for Healthcare at the Department for Health. Each POTcast shows an autopy specimen and details the cause of death and, where known, the medical history of the patient. If downloaded into iTunes, they can be grouped by "Pathogenesis" or "Systematic Pathology" categories using the "Composer" and "Grouping" fields.
 
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Philadelphia Museum of Art: Exhibition Minutes
 
As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs, both in person and online. at www.philamuseum.org.
 
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The Music Museum
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The Music Museum is a repository of the greatest music ever played. From Classical to Doo Wop each show is a display of music that we all love. From the vault of our extensive collections you will travel back into musical history.
 
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JFK Library and Museum - John F. Kennedy Speeches
 
The Speeches of President John F. Kennedy is a podcast series of the most memorable and historical speeches delivered by John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. Each episode features a brief introduction by former Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Curator Frank Rigg, who gives the historical context of each speech.
 
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Galway City Museum
Monthly
 
A selection of recorded Public Talks from Galway City Museum.
 
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Retro Computer Museum's Podcast
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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.
 
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UCR California Museum of Photography
 
Hear quarterly podcasts featuring upcoming information relating UC Riveside, California Museum of Photographys exhibitions, educational programs, artist project, permanent collections and special programs. Additional supplements posted monthly that include talks by curators, artists and other discussion pertaining to the current state of photography and explore contemporary exhibitions, historic, digital, photographic, and camera and device collections found a UCRCMP. This podcast will also ...
 
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Korean War Tour - National Museum of the USAF
 
During the Museum Audio Tour, you'll enjoy background information about the aircraft on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and learn about the people who flew them and the crews that maintained them.
 
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Museum Chat Live!
Monthly
 
The official podcast of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre
 
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Minding The Museum
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Minding The Museum : The Museum and Conservation Podcast features the professionals behind the scenes; the directors, curators, conservators, and educators who collect, preserve, and educate the museums and historic sites dedicated to art, history, science. and our cultural heritage.
 
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The Fashion Museum
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The Fashion Museum is the finest museum in the world dedicated to the study of fashionable dress. It was founded by Bath City Council in 1963, following a substantial donation of historical fashionable dress by the eminent costume designer and collector Doris Langley Moore. Originally known as the Museum of Costume, the name changed to the Fashion Museum in 2007. This audioguide offers a tour around the Museum’s displays of corsets, crinolines, daywear, eveningwear and underwear and includes ...
 
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Kimbell Art Museum
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This is the official podcast for the Kimbell Art Museum and includes the complete audio programs for the museum's temporary and permanent collections. When on-site look for the headphone icon in the galleries for items described in the audio tour. Located in Fort Worth Texas, the Kimbell Art Museum's collections range in period from antiquity to the 20th century, and include European masterpieces from Caravaggio and Fra Angelico, as well as important collections of Egyptian, Near Eastern, Gr ...
 
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Yingge Ceramics Museum
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Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, which opened in 2000, is Taiwan's first museum focusing primarily on ceramics. It is dedicated to preserving and promoting Taiwan's cultural heritage in ceramics, upgrading the ceramics industry, promoting ceramic art, conducting surveys on ceramics in Taiwan, as well as collecting and preserving ceramics. The full tour, available at the museum, has more than 65 stops for the Permanent Collection. For more information please visit http://www.ceramics.tpc ...
 
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Hollywood Horror Museum Podcast
 
Join Gory Graves and his sidekick Gorch as they interview Legends of Horror with laughs, songs and scares!
 
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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Forum series
 
Kennedy Library Forums are a series of public affairs programs offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topics reflecting the legacy of President and Mrs. Kennedy's White House years. They are conducted as conversations rather than lectures.
 
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The National WWII Museum: Oral Histories
 
The National WWII Museum: Oral Histories
 
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Museum of the Moving Image Pinewood Dialogues
 
Museum of the Moving Image presents selected conversations with innovative and influential creative figures in film, TV, and digital media.
 
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World War II Tour - National Museum of the USAF
 
During the Museum Audio Tour, you'll enjoy background information about the aircraft on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and learn about the people who flew them and the crews that maintained them.
 
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events in Standard Def
 
An archive of live events from the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, including music, dance, plays, symposia and more in standard def. HD available too - http://goo.gl/X4Tfm.
 
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This Podcast Belongs in a Museum
Monthly+
 
Ty and Jon discuss forgotten b-movies, random television, and other fringe cultural ephemera with their trademark brand of subjective unprofessionalism
 
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Museum of the History of Science
Rare
 
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivaled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the collection and the building, the Museum occupies a special position, both in the study of the history of science and in the development of western culture and collecting.
 
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events in HD
 
An archive of live events from the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, including music, dance, plays, symposia and more. True HD coming soon.
 
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Museum of Lost Objects
Daily
 
Series tracing the stories of ten antiquities and cultural sites that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria
 
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The TV Museum
Monthly
 
A semi-monthly podcast revisiting classic television, one series at a time. Hosts Hannah and Jeffrey are your intrepid and informed tour guides through TV's back catalog as they take a fresh look at shows which have been off the air for at least 15 years and are available on a major streaming service.
 
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LISTEN: This Day In History
 
Today in History: Mystic Pizza opens. Carlton Fisk hits a walkoff homerun n the World Series. Old Ironsides christened in Boston Harbor. Dizzy Gillespie is born. Wonder Woman debuts. Guggenheim Museum opens.
 
Chicago art museum says it has the original Renoir painting that Trump claimed to own https://t.co/GfMpfZGks4 https://t.co/ZBWDIKgcfZ Read more >> https://twitter.com/thehill/status/921358604124467201
 
First lady Melania Trump donates her inaugural gown to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History https://t.co/4bhPdJ8KrF https://t.co/e .. Read more >> https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/921410202003439617
 
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Interviews from Yale Radio / Artists, Curators and more
 
Interview by Danielle Durchslag. The artist Petah Coyne is best known for her large scale sculptures, made, in part, from the unconventional materials she obsessively gathers. These materials include wax, wire, silk flowers, taxidermy animals, Venetian velvet, and human hair. Major art institutions across the world, including the Whitney Museum ...…
 
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Interviews from Yale Radio / Artists, Curators and more
 
Interview by Danielle Durchslag. The artist Petah Coyne is best known for her large scale sculptures, made, in part, from the unconventional materials she obsessively gathers. These materials include wax, wire, silk flowers, taxidermy animals, Venetian velvet, and human hair. Major art institutions across the world, including the Whitney Museum ...…
 
We spend a lot of time talking about the importance of the economy and of economic development to the health of a community like Baton Rouge. And certainly, jobs and opportunities are what keep a city growing and humming. But cultural and educational attractions like museums and galleries are increasingly key in attracting young people and what ...…
 
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Old Man & Skinny Guy: Gaming Talk for Everyone
 
Jo Kreil is an amazing woman, gamer and writer. She graced us with her presence to discuss her passion for writing within the gaming fields, specifically for the horror genre which mostly includes Cthulhu based games. The discussion starts with her early writing influences along with some new releases (Ready Player One, American Gods, and The H ...…
 
J.T. marries his leading lady in the Coast Music Museum for October 19th.
 
At 13 years old, Carol Larson stood at 6 feet and 6.5 inches. Due to surgically shortening her legs at an attempt at 'normalcy,' Larson faced challenges every day of her life, which she then translated into various art forms -- one of which has found a new home in Paducah's National Quilt Museum.By tross1@murraystate.edu (Tracy Ross).
 
As you turn off busy Route 7 in Ferrisburgh and pull into Rokeby, the historic home of the Rowland Robinson family, you might think that you’re entering a different world But you’re not.By pengisch@vpr.net (pengisch).
 
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Central Michigan Life Podcasts
 
Quickly listen to CM Life's top stories each issue. Our brand new podcast, What's the Issue, takes a look at the top headlines in our biweekly editions of CM Life. This episode focuses on CMU's museum studies program and more. Check out CM Life. www.cm-life.com/ Stay in touch with us! twitter.com/cmlife www.facebook.com/cmlife…
 
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The Daily Drive Podcast
 
Listen to the full show podcast with Nick Bennett and Kayley Harris: - Comedian and writer Ben Elton chats about writing and directing an Australian romantic comedy film called Three Summers. - Rob Projeski from our sponsor Australian Mortgage Options chats about buying property in a SMSF. - Actor Steve Bisley chats about his memoir All The Bur ...…
 
Nick Hadnutt - Curator of Archaeology at the Queensland Museum - chats to Kayley Harris and Nick Bennett on The Daily Drive about their exhibition “Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum” and does some mythbusting about gladiators.
 
From the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco to Paul Gauguin’s life and art uncovered in Paris, Eve Jackson has this week’s culture news.
 
The host goes over the theft of five hundred million dollars worth of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
 
October means fall baseball and the World Series! Find out who won the 97 series following Hanson's performance of The National Anthem with The Coast Music Museum for October 18th.
 
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The Brian Lehrer Show
 
Deborah Solomon, WNYC art critic and the author of American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013), looks ahead to some of the great museum and gallery shows to see in the area this fall. Ai Weiwei in front of his work "Gilded Cage" a the entrance to Central Park, part of the citywide instalation, "Good Fe ...…
 
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The Brian Lehrer Show
 
Deborah Solomon, WNYC art critic and the author of American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013), looks ahead to some of the great museum and gallery shows to see in the area this fall. Ai Weiwei in front of his work "Gilded Cage" a the entrance to Central Park, part of the citywide instalation, "Good Fe ...…
 
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CHIRP Radio Podcasts
 
Lakshmi Ramgopal is the artist behind ambient project Lykanthea. She was invited to perform this fall at MCA Hearts Chicago as part of the museum's 50th anniversary celebration, and she's gathered a diverse ensemble of dancers and musicians to develop new songs and arrangements for the October 21st event. Lakshmi and her collaborators Adele Nic ...…
 
Medal of Honor recipient Bruce Crandall, who was recognized for his heroism during the Vietnam War, joins us to discuss his career and his speaking engagement at EEA 's Aviation Museum.
 
Did you know that some of Dublin’s most visited sights are intertwined with the history of Christianity? The richly illustrated Book of Kells, containing the Gospels of the Bible, draws almost one million visitors per year to Dublin’s Trinity College. The Chester Beatty Library at Dublin Castle, with some of the oldest writings of the Bible, dr ...…
 
We sat down with Nikole Hannah-Jones of the New York Times Magazine, Al Letson of Reveal, and Christy Coleman of the American Civil War Museum to talk about how they take down Civil War myths. For more Uncivil, visit our website: uncivil.show
 
Renee Stout is a visual artist who explores the mystical and rhythmic planes of existence. Her assemblages combine painting, sculpture, found objects, vintage photographs, ancient symbols, herbs and potions, and remnants of stories and letters. Her mixed-media, multi-sensory installations delve into spiritualism, soothsaying, magic and spells. ...…
 
This week Cincinnati has been host to a joint conference for the International Council of Museums (ICOM). The conference, " Memory Building: Engaging Society in Self-Reflective Museums ," is a meeting of ICOM’s International Committee of Memorial Museums in Remembrance of the Victims of Public Crimes (ICMEMO) and the International Committee for ...…
 
Holly Conrad (Commander Holly), Matthew Loux (The Time Museum), Box Brown (Andre The Giant: Life and Legend, Retrofit Comics), and Ben Blacker (Death Be Damned, Star Wars: Join The Resistance) discuss the differences, benefits, and pitfalls of working digitally and analog. Moderated by Graeme McMillan (The Hollywood Reporter).…
 
KCSN reporters Marissa Martinez and Clarie Hambrick give more updates on the Mount Wilson fire and a crash the involved a local LA museum.
 
Almost every kind of mental and physical puzzle-solving skill is required at the new temporary exhibit at the Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville. Mindbender Mansion includes eleven separate teasers designed for team solving. Saturday morning there was a preview for museum members.By kkellam@uark.edu (Kyle Kellams).
 
Lynn Zelevansky, Director of the Carnegie Museum of Art, is leaving the museum after eight years. She talks about the great events under her watch during the past decade with artists Paul Thek, Helio Oticica and Ragnar Kjartansson. Lynn picks a favorite painting from the permanent collection, makes thoughtful comments on the sobering expenses o ...…
 
Darius Rucker A/K/A Hootie becomes one of three African Americans to be inductive into the Grand Ole Opry in the Coast Music Museum for October 16th.
 
Find out which band Prince opened for in his only opening act appearance in the Coast Music Museum for October 11th.
 
Find out which local university was the site for U2's streaming concert in the Coast Music Museum for October 10th.
 
Find out how NYC Central Park gave Beatles fans a place to celebrate John Lennon on what would have been his 45th birthday in the Coast Music Museum for October 9th.
 
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History Extra podcast
 
Former British Museum director Neil MacGregor talks about his new BBC Radio 4 series Living with the Gods, and the accompanying exhibition, which together explore humanity’s longstanding relationship with faith
 
On this episode of Blood of Kings, we will be discussing the "primary" weapons used in Season One of Highlander the Television Series. These weapons, specifically SWORDS were the most signature ways that Immortals were able to survive the game, as they use their weapon of choice, and the martial skills they learned over the course of decades, c ...…
 
A straw man, a Scotsman, and literally Hitler walk into a bar. Is it a joke (punchline: something something “unnatural”), or are they our top picks for the finest logical fallacies? Disclaimer: These fallacies are for educational purposes only. Please do not use them at home. More Important Disclaimer: This episode has nothing to do with Harry ...…
 
Talking to Sally MacDonald, Director of the museum, about its history, what it collects, how to appeal to families, the corporate event market and running a museum in the 21st Century.
 
Tim and Tom have a super fun and informative interview with Lora Vogt, Curator of Education at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. They discuss the museum's history in Kansas City, how they cycle artifcacts and displays, the beautiful park surrounding the museum, WWI's impact on our culture today, and so much more. Tim and Tom also have some ...…
 
COTWAlex: Batwoman: Hydrology Traci: Sacred Creatures #1-2, and The Damned (2017) #4 Peter: Generations Ms. Marvel and Spider-Men II #3Honorable MentionsAlex: infinite loop # 1 and 2 , into the woods vol 1. Traci: All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #10, Generations Miles Morales Spider-Man and Peter Parker Spider-Man, Generations Sam Wilson capt A ...…
 
We look at the history of the Grand Central Hotel before taking a visit to the Paisley Thread Mill Museum, as our tour of Paisley continues. Find out more about Scottish history and heritage at www.historyscotland.com
 
MUSEUM OF THE BIBLE Decision Magazine carries a report on the newly constructed Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. Scheduled to open on 17th November, the 430,000 square foot facility will be a multimedia experience allowing guests to explore and learn about the Bible’s history, stories and impact. COMMUNITY CHAPLAINS Anglican Media reports ...…
 
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Business for Breakfast
 
On this Friday the 13th, Ken and Mark talked with the Curator at the AZ Museum of Natural History, AzMNH about its Weird Science day on this Friday the 13th event. Brad Casper of OH Predictive discuss Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's newest thing WozU that was announced in the Valley Thursday night. A four pack of Taco Fest tickets were one by ...…
 
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Party Roll - A 5E Dungeons and Dragons Podcast
 
The party visits a museum. Thanks for listening! Playing DnD 5E - Iron and Sand partyrollpodcast.com | @party_roll | facebook.com/partyrollpodcast | patreon | teener time
 
Sue Hall speaks with Marie Riccobene, Events Dirrector for the USS Hornet Air and Space Museum, about their upcoming Halloween fundraiser and a future event to honor fire fighters in the North bay firestorm. https://www.uss-hornet.org/tours/
 
City of Sheridan / Jim Gatchell MuseumBy jax@sheridanmedia.com (Trevor Jackson).
 
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The Future Is A Mixtape
 
For this episode of The Future Is A Mixtape, Jesse & Matt explore the paranoid dread and narcotic pull of Adam Curtis’ most recent documentary of political-noir, HyperNormalisation. In 2 hours and 40 minutes, it charts the globe-hopping travails of terrorists, bankers, politicians and America’s digital aristocracy--all of whom use humanity as p ...…
 
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