Best museums podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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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 ...
 
Classical Music Podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
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Museum Archipelago
Monthly
 
Museum Archipelago is your audio guide through the landscape of museums.
 
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.
 
Tracing the histories of antiquities and landmarks that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria, India and Pakistan.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
Comedy historian Robert Ross interviews comedy stars about their work as well as their personal favourites and influences.
 
An audio theater miniseries written by Charles Russell
 
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 ...
 
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 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.
 
BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch show broadcast from 2004 to 2006 in 18 episodes written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins & Dan Tetsell. It is set in the "Museum of Everything", an apparently infinite space housing exhibitions on everything from the history of stairs to the Greek buttock gallery, and an inescapable gift shop.
 
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.
 
Stories you didn't know about the things you know!
 
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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.
 
Podcast by Harvard Art Museums
 
Expand your world with talks about science, history, and culture held across the Natural History Family of Museums: the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the La Brea Tar Pits Museum, and the William S. Hart Park and Museum.
 
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"
 
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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Sound Museum
Weekly
 
Your weekly guide to the music industry
 
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.
 
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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Queering Museums
Weekly
 
A podcast series about the LGBTQ museum and gallery workers that are bringing queer stories to life in cultural spaces.
 
The Motor Pool is a podcast which focuses on the vehicles that made a difference in World War II and what significance they played
 
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.
 
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.
 
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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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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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.
 
Museums in Strange Places is a podcast about Icelandic museums and museum culture. Subscribe to Museums in Strange Places and you can expect fascinating conversations with Icelandic museum professionals, world class exhibitions, private museums in gas stations, an introduction to Icelanders (and their knack for storytelling), and a unique window into the inner workings of museums on this strange but wonderful little island. Get bonus material from each episode (photos, further reading, links ...
 
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Galway City Museum
Weekly+
 
A selection of recorded Public Talks from Galway City Museum.
 
An audio theater miniseries written by Charles Russell
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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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Mess Museum
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Podcast. Two locations:•The mess: culture, art, the internet in 2018. •The museum: canons and categories, old stuff."There's a lot of bastards out there!"—William Carlos Williams
 
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.
 
A podcast of lectures, panel discussions, gallery talks, and other public programs offered by the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. Find the museum online at kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu.
 
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Museum Confidential
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Think of a museum. Any museum. Which works of art get to be displayed, and which don't, and why? Where do they keep all the unshown (or unshowable) pieces? And why do they keep them at all? And just how does one pack/ship/transport a priceless painting or sculpture? "Museum Confidential" is a new and unprecedented exhibition from Philbrook Museum of Art exploring such questions. "Museum Confidential: The Podcast" is a collaboration (to be posted twice monthly) between Jeff Martin of Philbroo ...
 
The Book, presented by Museum of the Bible, is a unique one-minute podcast that features unusual stories and interesting facts about the bestselling book of all time, the Bible.
 
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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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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Museum of the History of Science
 
The Prefab Museum recorded a number of oral histories about post-war prefabs from people who lived and grew up in them.
 
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.
 
Recordings of talks in which specialists and experts explore aspects of philately and the British postal service.
 
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Michael D Price in his studio Michael D. Price was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England in 1951. He studied at the London Central School of Art and Design (now Central St. Martins) and graduated in 1974. His studies of European art took him to Holland from 1976 to 1977 and Munich, Germany where he settled from 1977 to 1999. Between 1991 and 1992 he ...…
 
The new radio/TV program that highlights people, places and things that are available for those who RV in the Lone Star State. Hosted by Alan Warren, The RV Guy, this podcast of RVing in Texas features a visit to the oldest saloon/museum in Texas, the topic of clothing optional RV parks and a trip to Port Aransas; where listeners will get an up ...…
 
On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched into low Earth orbit. Over its 28- year career, Hubble has helped scientists make incredible discoveries, from evidence of dark energy in the early universe to comets whizzing into our solar system. Museum Astrophysics Curator Michael Shara, who worked with the Hubble mission during his ...…
 
Mandy catches up with Pat Cox from the Griffith War Memorial Museum to talk about the different displays and honour rolls that folks can see after the mid-morning Anzac Day service in Griffith, plus a chat with Member for Murray Austin Evans about funding for war memorials and other tribute sites.
 
Yes, my friend, we are back! Geekdays, the daily show turned weekly, back with a vengeance. This week, we’ve got stories about exploding ants, French toasat Chalupas, breath-holding and the tale of The Hacker Who Could. To top it all off, Jeff brings us a story from fifty-one years ago today – and we’ve got a new bumper theme for a beloved old ...…
 
Billy Mills plays, Of Thee I Sing. An artistic argument needs to be settled. Molly thinks the proper way is to hang their new painting with the top at eye level, but Fibber claims its the bottom that should be eye level. A man who asks for support with a petition is Mel Blanc. Mirt the phone operator contributes to the interruptions with news o ...…
 
Just when you thought it couldn't get more strange... it does!
 
Highlights include: Turns out Susie’s visit to that weird sex museum in Hobart got even weirder, Kip’s been getting nose bleeds, the boys want (KJ) to buy a race horse, BACHELOR IN PARADISE’s Apollo joins us in studio, as does Aussie singer Samantha Jade. PLUS – in honour of ANZAC Day tomorrow, we’re joined by Aussie hero and one of only four V ...…
 
Ron and Patti detail their visit to Philadelphia with the Phillies' sweep of the Pirates at Citizens Bank Park, multiple museum visits, Rocky and, of course, Philly cheesesteaks reviews.
 
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 ...…
 
Rebecca, Akua, and Sam discuss FOSTA/SESTA, lesbian porn, Hoe Season, BDSM, abstinence, and more. Bae(s) of The Week: Young MA Hoe(s) of the Week: Boston Come Thru, TWQJ, QueerWOC, Marsha’s Plate & Bag Ladies Self Care Tips: Revel in your wash day routine Fuck That (Current Events): FOSTA/SESTA puts sex workers at risk for violence, How to supp ...…
 
Langston Hughes Film Festivalhttps://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3371432Seattle Art Museum My Favorite Things Tour feat. Stas Thee Bosshttp://seattleartmuseum.org/visit/calendar/events?EventId=59528Northwest Naturals Expohttp://www.northwestnaturalsexpo.com/Seattle Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary Celebrationhttps://www.facebook.com/eve ...…
 
Amy Herman is a visual artist, entrepreneur and community builder. Her photography is in the permanent collections of several museums, including the Kresge Art Center in East Lansing and The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, and has been shown in numerous galleries, including at The Light Factory and at Central Piedmont Community College in Charl ...…
 
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 ...…
 
Tom Wiggins has lots of facts about tabasco sauce and Avery Island from where it came from. He also has limited facts about the museum associated with it. We also learn about the medical uses of tabasco and risk a lawsuit from 'Big Tabasco'. And Emily can't stop talking about Beyonce. Come on our show Beyonce.…
 
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 ...…
 
Duchampian? Dali traffic cones outside the Dali/Duchamp exhibit. Back at the studio complex, Matthew shares highlights from a trip through Florida. The conversation winds its way across topics ranging from the ties between Dalí and Duchamp to this century’s wave of Edison bulbs and reclaimed wood. Several museums and studio spaces are recommend ...…
 
On this week's episode, I talk about Worcester Art Museum accession number 2014.1151, Carrie Moyer’s Rapa Nui Smashup. Follow the show on Instagram and Twitter @accessionfm. Our website is under development, but will be going live at accession.fm. Our show art was made by V Silverman. You can hire them to make art for you at their website. Our ...…
 
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 ...…
 
US Engineering is a mechanical contractor. The design and install the veins and arteries of a building. Everything associated with heat, cooling, water. Started as metal working shop in the 1850s in Germany and moved to the United States in the late 1800s when they moved to Kansas City. Company evolved into mechanical contractor during the 20th ...…
 
Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art Today on Home Grown, David talks to two sets of art curators who are different but similar. First, student intern curators Sarah Russell and Sarah Vanlandingham from The UVA Fralin Art Museum visit the show to talk about their upcoming museum tour Art of Protest. What follows is an engaging and moving conve ...…
 
We discuss exhibitions that show Jil Sander and Azzedine Alaia’s purity of vision.Jil Sander exhibition: http://www.museumangewandtekunst.de/en/museum/exhibitions/jil-sander-present-tense.htmlAzzedine Alaïa website: http://www.alaia.fr/en/home.html#Vogue's review of the show (2018): https://www.vogue.com/article/azzedine-alaia-je-suis-couturier…
 
Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre is made up of dancers from Palestine and the U.S. The company uses contemporary dance to tell the stories of underrepresented communities. They’ve performed at universities, museums and U.N. refugee schools all over the world. They were in Carbondale for the past week for a residency with valley nonprofit, Dance Initiative.…
 
On tonight's programme, Fergal Keane visits Annamoe Trout Fishery; Kate Dempsey tells us about her business, Irish Mussel Seed Company; and Hugh Oram talks about his recent visit to see the "Ocean Liners: Speed and Style" exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
 
Hugh Oram went to see a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London called "Ocean Liners: Speed and Style".
 
This week, Richard joins Zoe Coombs-Marr to talk about her Melbourne International Comedy Festival show Bossy Bottom, Stieg Persson talks about their The Ian Potter Museum of Art presentation Stieg Persson: Polyphonic, and Creative Director Fez Fana’ana chats about Briefs and their shows as part of MICF.…
 
Guest Hannah Klemm, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the St. Louis Art Museum, discusses new items in the contemporary collection, upcoming exhibitions, and the current exhibition of artist Sun Xun's Timespy.
 
Toto, we're not in Oklahoma anymore! come with us to Kansas and to the land of Oz. Well, the Oz museum anyway. We discuss the cinema classic as we tear through the plains. Join us!
 
Gal. 5:25-6:3 and Psalm 41:1-3 It is said, “The church is a hospital for sinners and not a museum for saints.” It is a good reminder of the mission of the church. As we return to our study in the Book of Galatians, we are approaching Paul’s conclusion of this letter to these saints. In the last part of the letter he reminds them of the healing ...…
 
In this Ep we review and discuss Black Mirror Black Museum S4E6.
 
Donal Fallon, Historian in residence with Dublin City Council, reveals some of the items that will be on display at the National Museum as part of a new public history project and TV series 'National Treasures'
 
Museum van de Hits - Top 40 Nederland 299 - De beste hits van 4 april 1987 - Mel & Kim, Duran Duran, Swing Out Sister, Starship, Vesta Williams, The Communards, David Bowie, Curiosity Killed The Cat, Level 42, Janet Jackson, Piet Veerman, U2, Carly Simon, The Fine Young Cannibals, Boy George, Pepsi & Shirley, The Cult, Prince & The Revolution, ...…
 
This episode of Big Blend Radio features Shawn Phillips, one of music’s most daring, influential and enigmatic figures, who has just released his new album, Continuance, via Tunecore Distribution. The record – Phillips' 26th solo effort – sees the genre-bending singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist, who was once described by Bill Graham as “ ...…
 
May 2nd, 2017 - GARA Member, Diane McFarland details the tumultuous history the International Civil Rights Center and Museum located in Greensboro, North Carolina.
 
October 5th, 2015 - Bay Love, Director of Development for the Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina, leads a discussion on where the concept of "race" originated. The "Doing Our Work" monthly series brings together local experts to present and lead dialogue on concepts to help develop a firmer understanding of roots and nature of ra ...…
 
Have you ever looked at art in a museum and felt lost and alone, but captured and curious? This is the show for you. Welcome to Accession. In this, the introduction to the show, I talk about the way art museums often make us feel, and why I think it's important to provide context to piece of art. For more information, you can visit us at www.ac ...…
 
John Hawkins, who is a columnist at Townhall and PJ Media and runs the Facebook page Right Wing News, calls in to the show. John explains the censorship Facebook has applied to his page. In Clown World, a Brooklyn museum has hired a white girl as a curator for the African art exhibit and naturally, leftists are upset.…
 
John Hawkins, who is a columnist at Townhall and PJ Media and runs the Facebook page Right Wing News, calls in to the show. John explains the censorship Facebook has applied to his page. In Clown World, a Brooklyn museum has hired a white girl as a curator for the African art exhibit and naturally, leftists are upset.…
 
John Hawkins, who is a columnist at Townhall and PJ Media and runs the Facebook page Right Wing News, calls in to the show. John explains the censorship Facebook has applied to his page. In Clown World, a Brooklyn museum has hired a white girl as a curator for the African art exhibit and naturally, leftists are upset.…
 
John Hawkins, who is a columnist at Townhall and PJ Media and runs the Facebook page Right Wing News, calls in to the show. John explains the censorship Facebook has applied to his page. In Clown World, a Brooklyn museum has hired a white girl as a curator for the African art exhibit and naturally, leftists are upset.…
 
Wherein we discuss the Twin Peaks tour, getting shown the door at Nintendo, the Museum of Pop Culture, Fortnite: Battle Royale, Puzzle Fighter, Crane Game Toreba, Spirit Island, DC Comics Deck-Building Game: Rebirth, Bloodborne vs. Dark Souls, and dealing with toxicity in geek communities. Starring Ryan Scott and Ryan Higgins.…
 
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