The Museum Will Be Podcast

“Thanks to podcasting, it’s becoming as easy to download a museum visit onto a portable digital audio player as it is a pop tune. And museums, realizing this is a way to reach a younger generation of potential patrons, are racing to get involved. They are making their in-house audio tours of special exhibits, as well as original programming, available on their websites for free use on iPods and other MP3 players. And art lovers can listen through their home computers as well. There’s even a newly coined term for the phenomenon – ‘artcasting’.”