Frye Art Museum

Podcasts


Frye Art Museum podcasts feature informal conversations with artists, historians, and curators on the subjects of historic and contemporary art. Podcasts can be downloaded to your iPod for enjoying while in the galleries. Enhanced podcasts allow you to view selected images from the exhibition on any video-capable iPod or iPhone, in iTunes, or in Quicktime.

Subscribe to our ongoing series of podcasts using the links below, or download individual episodes directly from our site. To download an individual episode, right-click (PC/Mac) or option-click (Mac) on the "Download" links below. Select "Save Target As" (Internet Explorer) or "Save Link As" (Firefox, Mozilla). Safari downloads start automatically.


Summer 2012 Exhibitions

Every Painting on View at the Frye Art Museum - August, 2012

Published August 15, 2012

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A short film featuring every painting on view at the Frye Art Museum in August 2012.
Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie
Film by TJ Johnson for the Frye Art Museum


I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me

The Creation of I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me

Published May 10, 2010

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Curated by students working with Arts Corps teaching artists, poet Roberto Ascalon and musician/producer Amos Miller, I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me offers unique insight into the Frye collection as experienced by youth. Over the course of several months, students participated in the behind-the-scenes operations of the Museum, working together with Frye Museum staff and Ascalon and Miller to select objects from the Fryes Permanent Collection and to determine an exhibition theme and title. Incorporating music, song, poetry, and spoken word, I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me includes the students' responses to the artwork they chose for the exhibition.

I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me Audio Shorts

Published May 10, 2010

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Incorporating music, song, poetry, and spoken word, I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me includes the students' responses to the artwork they chose for the exhibition. This podcast is comprised of clips from the soundscape created by the students. The full recording can be purchased on CD in the Museum Store.


Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History

Exhibition Walkthrough with Tim Rollins and Angel Abreu

Published April 7, 2010

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Informal walk-through in the Frye Art Museum of the exhibition Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, on view January 23–May 31, 2010, with artist, activist, and educator Tim Rollins and K.O.S. artist Angel Abreu.

A Conversation: Tim Rollins and Angel Abreu

Published March 31, 2010

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The collective art practice that developed between teaching artist Tim Rollins and his students is discussed in this onstage conversation between Rollins and Angel Abreu, a K.O.S. artist who first worked with Rollins in 1988 at age eleven. Rollins and Abreu offer insights into their collaborative strategy that combined reading literary texts with the production of works of art, and reflect on the impact of the collaboration on their lives and art today. Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History is on view January 23–May 31, 2010.

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History: Robin Held and Ian Berry

Published February 23, 2010

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Ian Berry, exhibition curator and Malloy Curator, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, and Robin Held, Frye Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Collections, discuss Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, a major museum retrospective of work by artist, activist, and teacher Tim Rollins and K.O.S. (Kids of Survival), a group of artists originally made up of Rollins’s students from Intermediate School 52 in the South Bronx. Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History is on view January 23–May 31, 2010.


The Old, Weird America: Folk Themes in Contemporary Art

The Old, Weird America Conversation: Robin Held and Greil Marcus

Published November 13, 2009

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Robin Held, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Collections, met with author, culture critic, and music writer Greil Marcus for an intimate conversation in the award-winning exhibition The Old, Weird America: Folk Themes in Contemporary Art, on view October 3, 2009–January 3, 2010. Marcus’s most recent book is A New Literary History of America. The exhibition title is barrowed from Marcus' third book The Old, Weird America: Bob Dylan’s Basement Tapes and was a starting point for exhibition curator Toby Kamps’ exploration of folk imagery and vivid American lore that inspired the contemporary artists featured in the exhibition.

The Old, Weird America Conversation: Robin Held and Toby Kamps

Published October 14, 2009

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Robin Held, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Collections, and Toby Kamps, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston senior curator and curator of The Old, Weird America: Folk Themes in Contemporary Art, on view October 3, 2009–January 3, 2010, discuss the inspiration for the exhibition, selected artworks in the exhibitions, and the widespread resurgence of folk imagery and mythic history in recent US art.


The Puppet Show

Lecture by The Puppet Show co-curator Ingrid Schaffner

Published May 27, 2009; 43 min.; M4A format

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Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania Senior Curator and The Puppet Show co-curator Ingrid Schaffner discusses the creation and design of The Puppet Show, the themes explored in the exhibition, and the proliferation of puppets in pop culture. The Puppet Show is on view May 16–September 13, 2009.

The Puppet Show Conversation: Robin Held and Ingrid Schaffner

Published May 27, 2009

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Robin Held, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Collections, and Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania Senior Curator and The Puppet Show co-curator Ingrid Schaffner have a short, informal discussion on the ideas and themes explored in The Puppet Show, on view May 16–September 13, 2009.


The Munich Secession and America

The Munich Secession and America Exhibition Tour

Published February 23, 2009

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Frye Foundation Scholar Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker’s lecture and overview for the exhibition The Munich Secession and America, on view January 24–April 12, 2009.


Empire

Empire Exhibition Tour

Published December 6, 2008

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Robin Held, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Collections, leads an audio tour of the exhibition Empire, on view September 20, 2008–January 4, 2009.

Artists Conversation: Dias and Riedweg

Published December 3, 2008

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A conversation with Mauricio Dias and Walter Riedweg. Their video intallation piece Funk Staden is featured in the exhibition Empire, on view September 20, 2008–January 4, 2009.