Podcasts with Art Analysis and History


A Long Look: SLOW ART in the National Gallery

In each episode, A Long Look take’s you through the slow art experience while looking at works in the amazing collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. You’ll also hear about the history, mystery or controversy that are part of each work’s past.


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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.



Art Curious Podcast

ArtCurious Podcast explore’s the unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in Art History. 



Art History Babes

Four fresh Masters drink wine and discuss all things visual culture.



Art History for All

Art History for All is dedicated to increasing the accessibility of visual art by discussing how art from throughout human history is relevant to us right now. This podcast looks beyond the traditional art historical canon and considers a global history of art and material culture in a casual, conversational way.



The Jealous Curator: Art for Your Ear

ART FOR YOUR EAR brings you stories from contemporary artists. You'll hear first-hand from these talented, successful, full-time artists (who also happen to be regular people with hilarious stories) BEFORE they’re in the Art History books.


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The Lonely Palette

Each episode of The Lonely Palette, creator and host Tamar Avishai picks an object du jour, 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 as exciting to you as it is to her. 



The Memory Palace (MET Residency)

Nate DiMeo was the Artist in Residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City for 2016/2017, during which time he produced eight stories inspired by the Met and its collection.



Weird Appalachia

A weekly, Kentucky-based podcast about Art and Appalachian Oddities. 



Your Art Sucks

Your Art Sucks Podcast was started with the intention of helping artists create better art. To do this, each episode focuses on legendary, and unknown artists, reviews their lives to uncover opportunities we, the artist, have to gain from their successes or failures. By learning what works and what doesn't, we can improve our processes and, hopefully, create better art. 



Podcasts About Museums: 



The C Word- The Conservators' Podcast

We talk about all sorts of things from the perspective of conservation professionals, from museum trends and new technology to the big issues like pay and staying safe at work.



Museum Archipelago

Museum Archipelago believes that no museum is an island and museums are not neutral. Each episode, host Ian Elsner brings you to a different museum around the world, diving into institutional structural problems and introducing you to those working to fix them, all under 15 minutes.



Museums in Strange Places

Welcome to Museums in Strange Places, a podcast for people who love museums, stories, culture, and exploring the world. 



The Whitest Cube

The Whitest Cube is a podcast about the exclusionary history of art institutions from the perspective of people of color. We're looking at the current practices that stem from their colonial history, sharing our stories, and highlighting movements that critique the status-quo and reveal potentially transformative paths forward.