American Art Online Audio

a catalogue of audio recordings of lectures and conversations with artists, scholars and others

with content focusing on representational art listed by source name

and presented free of charge



Henry Art Gallery

Henry Art Gallery presents Henry ArtCasts, podcasts concernig recent exhibitions since October, 2006. In the November 6, 2006 podcast, A Conversation with Stephen Shore, Photographer Stephen Shore and Henry Art Gallery Chief Curator Elizabeth Brown discuss Shore's work, from his bold submission of photographs to the Museum of Modern Art at age 14 to his most recent books inspired by New York Times banner headlines.
(Link found expired as of 4/24/09 audit. Source site may contain this content via a revised URL)


Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden offers free Podcasts dated from December, 2005 through the present about the art and artists featured at the Museum. Available for download from our website and Apple iTunes, Hirshhorn Podcasts will play on any digital music player or computer. Listen to conversations with artists, lectures about the work on view and issues central to contemporary art, and walkthroughs of the galleries for a deeper understanding of the art and artists of our time. (Link found expired as of 4/24/09 audit. Source site may contain this content via a revised URL)

Hood Museum of Art

The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College Web site offers a video and audio page with QuickTime gallery panoramas, audio gallery talks, interviews and lectures. Much of the content relates to American art exhibitions. Audio for lectures and gallery talks include:
-- "California-Style" Watercolors and the Regionalist Impulse in American Art. The opening lecture for Coastline to Skyline: The Phillip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, given by Barbara J. MacAdam, the Jonathan L. Cohen Curator of American Art, on October 15, 2008. Accessed June, 2015.
-- Jere R. Daniell, Professor of History, Emeritus, Reflections of Dartmouth's History in the American Collections, July 17, 2007. Accessed June, 2015.
-- From the symposium Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture, Friday, July 13, 2007, Arthur M. Loew Auditorium, Hood Museum of Art: Kathryn Greenthal, art historian and curator, Boston, Engaging the Viewer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Contemporary Sculpture, July 13, 2007 (3.8MB mp3); Jennifer Hardin, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, Augustus Saint-Gaudens's Diana of 1891-93: Critical and Public Response to a Singular American Nude, July 13, 2007 (3.6MB mp3); David Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber Professor Art, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, War Relief: Saint-Gaudens's Shaw Memorial on Boston Common and the Battle Over Civil War Memory, July 13, 2007 (3.6MB mp3); Thayer Tolles, Associate Curator, Department of American Paintings and Sculpture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Afterlife of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1907-1919, July 13, 2007 (4.1MB mp3) [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]


Hudson River Museum

Hear a 17-part commentary by Pop Artist Red Grooms and Museum curators about the whimsical exhibition Red Grooms: In the Studio held February 9 - May 25, 2008 and the newly reinstalled sculpture The Bookstore. The Hudson River Museum says: "One of America's major artists with a truly popular following, the worlds that inspire Grooms stretch from silent movies to dance halls to America's urban canyons and first colonies. Red Grooms grew up in Nashville and began his career as an actor. His sense of theater is integral to the multimedia experience he creates in sculpture, paintings, and films. Now a quintessential New York artist, Grooms shows the city's people and their neighborhoods with both wit and acute comment. His commentary has endeared The Bookstore to thousands since its installation at the Hudson River Museum in 1979." Commentary may be downloaded. Accessed June, 2015.


Huntsville Museum of Art

The Huntsville Museum of Art offeed podcasts for selected exhibitions. Podcasts included:
-- Encounters: Richard Painter, held November 5 - January 7, 2007. "The Museum's award-winning series of regional contemporary art continues with a selection of new work by an acclaimed Tennessee artist who uses mixed media on charred wood to explore the fragility and tenacity of life. Other podcasts will follow this exhibition."
-- Josh Simpson, A Visionary Journey in Glass, April 18, 2007. "Josh Simpson is a unique voice among the first generation of studio glass artist. Largely self-taught, he first experimented with glass in the early 1970s. This is the first major retrospective of Simpson's engaging...."
[Links found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

KBAQ 89.5FM - Phoenix

Hearing the Century: Voices of Arizona's Arts Past and Present, from KBAQ 89.5FM - Phoenix, includes stories about historic Arizona artists. In one segment "Scholar Betsy Fahlman shares the story of Lon Megargee's Statehood Murals." In another segment, "Ann-Mary Lutzick, Scholar and Director of the Winslow Old Trails Museum, shares insights on the vision of one of the southwest's greatest architects, Mary Colter." Accessed June, 2015.


KCUR-FM / Spencer Museum of Art

KCUR-FM in Kansas City worked with the Spencer Museum of Art to produce a 2-minute December 2004 Arts Roundup segment covering the Museum's 2004 Diane Arbus: Family Albums exhibit. The audio segment is available through the 2005 Past Exhibitions segment of the museum web site. Go the story on Spencer Art Minute produced by the Spencer Museum of Art and Kansas Public Radio. Accessed June, 2015.



KCRW is a radio station broadcasting throughout Southern California. A community service of Santa Monica College, KCRW maintains an online archive of art and culture programming. Examples are:



KUED-TV in Salt lake City, UT, produces "Utah Now" a 30-minute magazine-style series, which KUED says "thoughtfully considers issues, events and people that are affecting life and creating dialogue in Utah." The February 23, 2007 show features interviews with Brian Kershisnik and his wife Suzanne, David Dee, director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and David Ericson, owner of David Ericson's Fine Art. Utah artist Brian Kershisnik's work has been described as a journey of exploration. From his vantage point in rural Utah, Kershisnik finds forms for the elements of the life he sees around him. (8/13/09 advanced search failed to locate content on source's site)



KCRW is a community radio station broadcasting from Albuquerque, NM. The Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe hosted through January 2006 an exhibition on American art from 19th and 20th centuries titled, Strokes of Genius: Masterworks from the New Britain Museum of American Art. An October 19, 2005 audio clip from the station's archives by Tom Trowbridge introduces the exhibit and features Tim Rogers, the curator of the Museum of Fine Arts. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]


The Johnson Collection

The Johnson Collection presents an audio guide to British-born artist James Walker's painting The Battle of Gettysburg: Repulse of Longstreet's Assault, July 3, 1863. Accessed June, 2015.

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