Episode 15

15. Tamar Avishai's The Lonely Palette


January 2nd, 2017

12 mins 16 secs

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About this Episode

The Lonely Palette is the best museum podcast out there. Host Tamar Avishai wants to make art more accessible and to help people feel more comfortable talking about what they see in museums. She uses her experience as a Spotlight Lecturer at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston as a jumping off point for her relaxed and unconventional approach to art history. 

Topics discussed:
00:00 Intro
00:16 Tamar Avishai
00:29 The Lonely Palette
01:26 Museum education as a recent addition to the museum experience
02:04 Museum education making visitors feel welcome
02:49 Spotlight lectures at the MFA
04:14 A tour nobody asked for
06:05 The intro, by museum guests, in the Lonely Palette
10:10 The problem with audio guides

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