Upcoming Events

MONDAYS AT 6 PM -- OCTOBER 6 & 20 -- NOVEMBER 3 & 10
Advance screening of episodes 1-4 from season seven of Art21's Peabody Award-Winning Documentary Series, Art In The Twenty-First Century

Conservation Conversation
Conservators Robin O'Hern and Ellen Pearlstein, and art historian Susan Gagliardi, discuss ethical issues related to conserving African art objects in a lecture titled Beyond the Surface: Where Secrecy, Science, and Ethics Meet.
Carlos Museum Reception Hall, Level Three
7:30-8:30 PM

Mission Statement and News

Mission: The Art History Department studies the forms, functions, meanings, and theoretical underpinnings of the visual arts...continued.


Bonna Wescoat won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2014 which will enable her to develop and write a monograph, Insula Sacra: Samothrace and the Sanctuary of the Great Gods.

Walter Melion was awarded a fellowship for 2014 -- 2015 at the Newberry Library, Chicago, for his project, "Imago veridica": The Visual Form, Function, and Argument of Joannes David, S.J.'s Four Latin Emblem Books.