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.

Faculty Bookshelf


Early Modern Talk

January 16, 2018

Early Modern Talk

January 23, 2018

CIMS Colloquium - Peter Decherney, "TBA"

January 24, 2018

Fisher-Bennett Hall, Room 330

Early Modern Talk

January 30, 2018

Faculty Bookshelf