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

Upcoming Events

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

January 16, 2019

ARTH Colloquium - Holly Pittman "Elam's Relations with the Oxus: Divining Connection through Image Fragments"

Colloquium
January 18, 2019

Howard and Sharon Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Building, Room 113

ARTH Colloquium - "Penn-PMA Mellon Digital Imaging Roundtable"

Colloquium
January 25, 2019

Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 6th Floor, Rooms 626-627

News

CAA NEWS TODAY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: RENATA HOLOD

January 14, 2019

CAA NEWS TODAY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: RENATA HOLOD

Posted by CAA - December 18, 2018

The Schoenberg Institute Symposium featured in Penn Today

December 13, 2018

The Schoenberg Institute Symposium featured in Penn Today

by Louisa Shepard / December 12, 2018

PIGMENT AND PARCHMENT: Penn students pair with visiting scholars to paint illustrations like those in centuries-old illuminated manuscripts.

Erin Schoneveld (MA'08, PhD'12), selected as winner of the 2018 First Book Subvention Prize

November 5, 2018

Erin Schoneveld (MA'08, PhD'12), was selected as the winner of the 2018 First Book Subvention Prize for her manuscript titled Shirakaba and Japanese Modernism: Art Magazines, Artistic Collectives, and the Early Avante-garde, to be published by Brill.

Undergraduate

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

Graduate

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.

Faculty

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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