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Course & Subject Guides
General Art & Art History Podcasts
Getty podcasts bring you inside the world of art and cultural heritage.
ArtCurious is a podcast put out by Jennifer Dasal in which she covers the strangest stories in art.
The Lonely Pallette
Each episode of The Lonely Palette, creator and host Tamar Avishai picks an art object of the day, and interviews unsuspecting passers-by in front of it, and then dives deeply into the movement, the social context, the anecdotes, and anything and everything else that will make it exciting and interesting.
NPR Fine Art Podcast
This podcast brings you artist interviews and art world reporting.
With most episodes under 5 minutes, this KCRW show is a great starter podcast for art-lovers. Long-time host and art critic Edward Goldman (who previously worked for the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg) highlights art and museums from around the world. It has a serious tone, but packs a lot of interesting facts and observations into a short amount of time.
Modern/Contemporary Art Podcasts
The Modern Art Notes Podcast
The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly, roughly hour-long interview program featuring artists, historians, authors, curators and conservators. While the program is typically studio-based, it has taped live-audience episodes at nearly a dozen American art museums. The program has published new episodes each Thursday since 2011.
A Piece of Work
A Piece of Work, a podcast hosted by Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson, is everything you wanted to know about modern and contemporary art but were afraid to ask.
SFMOMA Raw Material Podcast
Raw Material is an arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Each season they partner with a different “podcaster-in-residence” to explore modern and contemporary art through a new lens.