28 episodes

The enchanting beauty of the art museum. The secret stories only a personal guide knows. All in the palm of your hand. Welcome to Accession. You can find out more at accession.fm.

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    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 48 Ratings

The enchanting beauty of the art museum. The secret stories only a personal guide knows. All in the palm of your hand. Welcome to Accession. You can find out more at accession.fm.

    (EN) 24: La verdad de la fotógrafa (Mujer ángel, Desierto de Sonora, Graciela Iturbide)

    (EN) 24: La verdad de la fotógrafa (Mujer ángel, Desierto de Sonora, Graciela Iturbide)

    A portrait is so much more than a space, a subject, and a keen eye. It’s a place, a person, and a photographer’s truth.

    • 22 min
    (ES) 24: La verdad de la fotógrafa (Mujer ángel, Desierto de Sonora, Graciela Iturbide)

    (ES) 24: La verdad de la fotógrafa (Mujer ángel, Desierto de Sonora, Graciela Iturbide)

    Un retrato es muchísimo más que un espacio, un sujeto y un buen ojo. Es un lugar, una persona y la verdad de un fotógrafo.

    • 21 min
    23: Take Me to the Water (Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 2000.5)

    23: Take Me to the Water (Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 2000.5)

    The congregation gathers on the banks of the river to be baptized. An audio fiction based on Baptism Study by Benny Andrews. Content Warning: There are sound effects simulating being underwater.

    • 19 min
    22: Moving Pieces (National Gallery, 1996.120.3)

    22: Moving Pieces (National Gallery, 1996.120.3)

    A room where the art, and the artist, feel perfectly at home. A conversation on starts. An exploration of the Calder Tower at the National Gallery in D.C.

    • 29 min
    Accession: Homeward Trailer

    Accession: Homeward Trailer

    We've got so many incredible pieces of art to see, museums to visit, people to meet, and stories to hear on this, the second season of Accession, which we're calling Homeward. We have a long journey ahead, but the road trip starts next Thursday January 16th, right here on this feed. We can't wait to see you on the road, and in the meantime, Welcome to Accession.

    • 3 min
    21: Unfinished Piece

    21: Unfinished Piece

    An unfinished piece, two types of silence, an unfinished peace.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

Musical Bucaneer ,

Intimate and beautifully crafted

I just met Ponders at a panel he was on at Podcast Movement and was intrigued at the concept. I listened to the episode on Night and was blown away. Incredibly immersive, intimate, with gorgeous writing and highly technical sound design. Can’t wait to listen to the rest!

TauZaman ,

Delightfully informative

I’m always learning something new from this podcast. Can’t wait for Season 2 which is going to give us a cross-country look at museums while exploring the theme of “Home.”

Cookiedough2424666 ,

In one word, amazing.

T.H. Ponders makes studying art enjoyable. If you’ve never taken an interest in art or art history, or find it to be a bore, listening to his podcasts makes you completely rethink that outlook. Ponders has a passion for art that emanates through his recordings. Take a listen and you’ll see why many of us agree that this is an excellent podcast.

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