Philosophy of Education

Accessing the Fine Arts: A conversation with Luc Travers

Episode Summary

Art historian and educator Luc Travers joins us this week to talk about his book, Touching the Art, a tour of five incredible artworks meant to show you ways to experience meaningful and emotionally powerful encounters with the visual arts. Luc Travers is the author of Touching The Art and the forthcoming book Stories in Paint: 50 Moving Artworks from American Museums (Spring '22). He leads art museum tours around the world and teaches literature to all ages. Learn more about his work at and