History of Art Department included in Artsy Editorial's TOP 15 M.A. PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY


The History of Art explores the range of objects and monuments made from prehistory to the present day.


The Graduate Group in the History of Art includes all the members of the Department of the History of Art, plus art historians from other departments in the University and from other Philadelphia institutions.


Our faculty has received the University’s most prestigious teaching awards as well as the field's major prizes and research fellowships. We mentor students closely as they develop research skills and their capacity for independent, critical thinking.

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Susan Marx Distinguished Lecture

March 21, 2018

Arthur Ross Gallery

UAB (Undergraduate Advisory Board) Reception

March 22, 2018

CO-OP Restaurant and Lounge, 20 South 33rd Street

Playing the Rules: An Incubation Series Performance Event

March 22, 2018

Vox Populi, 319 N 11th St, Philadelphia

Seeing More in the Work of Art: A Celebration of Christine Poggi

March 23, 2018

Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Building, 231 South 34th Street, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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