News Archive

March 18, 2014

History of Art is proud to present the 2014 Newsletter. As the department celebrates 20 years in the Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe History of Art Building, and 50 years as a department, we invite you to explore our history alongside our most recent accomplishments. 

February 4, 2014

A student contribution to the Penn Provost Art and Culture "Stories" highlights Professor Bob Ousterhout's Freshman Seminar "ARTH 100: The Afterlife of Things: Art, Objects, and Collecting in the Museums of Philadelphia." 

Access the article here:

December 4, 2013


Students from Professor Gwendolyn Dubois-Shaw's Spiegel Seminar in Contemporary art report on their experience visting the Venice Biennale on the Provost's Art and Culture Initiative website. Visit : Art and Culture/Stories

November 5, 2013

Students ask the university to make Penn a permanent home for Knut Åsdam's Edgelands. Read the article in the Daily Pennsylvanian: