WVIK has partnered with the Figge Art Museum and Augustana College's Teaching Museum of Art to produce a new podcast focusing on underrepresented populations in art galleries across the world, and in our community. Melissa Mohr, director of Education at the Figge, and Claire Kovacs, director of the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art, host the Gallery Gap. Produced by Lacy Scarmana . Support for The Gallery Gap on WVIK comes from Pederson Paetz Design and the estate of Margaret Skinner, a long time friend of WVIK and lover of the arts.
'The Gallery Gap' Ep. 20: Magnetic Fields
This is the final episode in a three part series about the National Museum for Women in the Arts (NMWA), an institution that has done so much in its brief 30 years to advocate for equity in the arts and beyond.
'The Gallery Gap' Ep. 19: NMWA Committing to Equity
This episode continues Claire and Melissa’s three part series about the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) and its 30th anniversary.
'The Gallery Gap' Ep. 18: Celebrating 30 Years of the National Museum of Women in the Arts
As Claire and Melissa close out the first season of The Gallery Gap, they have created a special three part series that celebrates the institution that inspired The Gallery Gap’s creation, the National Museum of Women in the Arts , or NMWA, located in Washington, D.C.
'The Gallery Gap' Ep. 17: Midwest Women Artists: Collaboration + Determination
Melissa asks Claire about her recent experiences at the Biennial Midwest Artists Symposium , organized by the Illinois Women Artists Project (IWAP). Now in its fourth iteration, the symposium focused on Midwest women artists from the 1960s-1980s.
'The Gallery Gap' Ep. 16: Endless Flight
In light of the current Figge exhibition , Edouard Duval Carrié: Endless Flight, Claire and Melissa explore the topic of Haitian art with Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrié and Caribbean art scholar, Dr. Alfredo Rivera of Grinnell College.
'The Gallery Gap' Presents: The Rainbow Coalition Panel
This is the complete audio from the Rainbow Coalition panel held at the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art on August 30, 2017.
A very good and entertaining show to listen to while relaxing. Keep up the good work!
This program is amazing. Claire and Melissa have incredible chemistry. Important topic through an interesting lens of the art world.