art podcasts

Go behind the scenes with artists, curators, and historians... and find your new favorite podcast!

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A list with some of the most popular art podcasts from coast-to-coast, dedicated to delving into the history of art, bringing you stories behind the scenes with artists you thought you knew… and introductions to artists you didn’t know you were missing. 

Check them out:

Art + Ideas

Jim Cuno, President and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work offering perspectives on art and art history, from classical art to contemporary architecture. 
Editor’s pick: The Unusual Life of Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron

Art Critical: The Review Panel

The Review Panel is a regular discussion forum founded and moderated by Art Critical publisher/editor David Cohen joined by three guests, including leading American critics, as they debate the merits of current shows of contemporary art before a live audience.


The unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in Art History, written, produced, and hosted by contemporary arts curator Jennifer Dasal.


The ArtTactic Podcast, the leading podcast on the art market, covers a wide range of topics from art investment to general topics about the global art market industry. Each episode features an in-depth interview with a key art market figure.

Art History Babes

Four fresh Masters drink wine and discuss all things visual culture. *Regular episodes: Discussion and critical analysis of art historical topics fueled by alcohol. *Art History Babe Briefs (Art History BBs) : quick art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of art history

The Conversation

The Conversation is a podcast ostensibly about the world of contemporary art, and features conversations with artists, collectors, curators, writers and dealers/gallerists, as well as the odd miscellaneous art world individual. hosted by Los Angeles-based artist Michael Shaw.

The Jealous Curator: ART FOR YOUR EAR

ART FOR YOUR EAR, hosted by Danielle Krysa, brings you stories from some of her favorite contemporary artists with stories and gossip behind-the-scenes about their work and other artists they know and work with, first-hand… before they’re in the Art History books.


KCRW Art Talk

Art reviews from Los Angeles-based art critics Edward Goldman and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.

The Lonely Palette

Art historian Tamar Avishai helps return art history to the masses, one painting at a time. In each episode, Tamar picks a painting and interviews unsuspecting museum visitors as they dive into the subject matter, movement and social context surrounding the piece.

The Modern Art Notes Podcast

Tyler Green hosts a weekly, 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, such as the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Sound and Vision

Brian Alfred sits down with artists and musicians in galleries and their studios to discuss their process and inspiration in their creative life.