E17: Accessing the Arts: A conversation with Luc Travers

Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on February 28, 2022

Art historian and educator Luc Travers joins us this week to talk about his book, Touching the Art, a tour of five incredible artworks mean to show you ways to experience meaningful and emotionally powerful encounters with the visual arts.

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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 TouchingTheArt.com and LiteratureAtOurHouse.com. You can also find Luc on Twitter (@LucTravers).

Dr. Matt Bateman

Dr. Matt Bateman earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught and continued his research at Franklin and Marshall College in the Department of Psychology, on topics ranging from neuroscience to evolutionary theory to philosophy, before joining the LePort Schools as Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy in 2014.

In 2016, Dr. Matt Bateman became a founding member of Higher Ground Education. He is now Vice President of Pedagogy for Higher Ground and the Executive Director of Montessorium.