Museum Confidential: The Podcast

Oct 4, 2017

Museum Confidential: The Podcast
A Twice-Monthly Podcast 

Think of a museum. Any museum. Which art works get to be displayed, and which don't, and why? Where do they keep all the unshown (or unshowable) pieces? And why do they keep them at all? And just how does one pack/ship/transport a priceless painting or sculpture? Museum Confidential is a new and unprecedented exhibition at Philbrook Museum of Art that explores such questions. The show opens on October 13th, which is also when Museum Confidential: The Podcast will arrive. It's a collaboration (to be posted twice monthly) between Jeff Martin of Philbrook and Scott Gregory of Public Radio Tulsa -- and it'll cover the same fertile ground as the exhibit in, what really goes on "behind the scenes" at a museum? (Note that this podcast will be accessible at both the Philbrook website and


Part 1: Big Boss Man

Part 2: The Price of Fine Art 

Part 3: Ask the Experts

Part 4: The Art of the Playlist

Part 5: Drawing Conclusions

Part 6: Everybody's a Critic

Part 7: The Forgotten Man  

Part 8: Poetic License: Inside MoMA 

  Part 9: Best of the West

Part 10: The Thing Called Love

  Part 11:The Right to Fail: Getting to Know The Museum of Bad Art

Part 12: In The Beginning...  

Part 13: Experimental Philosopher

Part 14: Art Church: The Rothko Chapel

Part 15: Museum Mail Bag

Part 2.1: The Bob Dylan Un-Museum

Part 2.2: This Old House (Museum)  

  Part 2.3: The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia

Part 2.4: Two Scoops: The Museum of Ice Cream and The New York Times