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

Upcoming Events

First Day of Classes

August 27, 2019

LABOR DAY - NO CLASSES

September 2, 2019

ARTH Colloquium - Karen Redrobe, "Underground Cinema: Thinking Vertically Across the 'and' of Cinema and Media Studies"

Colloquium
September 6, 2019

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

ARTH Colloquium - Michael Leja, "Reading Together the Faces of the Famous: Early Celebrity Portraits"

Colloquium
September 13, 2019

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

News

Ramey Mize, PhD Candidate, Assists with Two Exhibitions at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

July 24, 2019

Ramey Mize, PhD Candidate, assists with two exhibitions at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Ramey served as Curatorial Assistant to Anna Marley for "From the Schulykill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic," on view through December 29, 2019.

PhD Candidate Jeffrey Katzin reviews Pat Steir's Silent Secret Waterfalls series at the Barnes, published in the National Academy of Design's online journal NAD NOW

July 19, 2019

PhD Candidate Jeffrey Katzin reviews Pat Steir's Silent Secret Waterfalls series at the Barnes, published in the National Academy of Design's online journal NAD NOW.

New Exhibition Organized by Recent Graduate Jeanne Dreskin, Gallery Director of Grice Bench

July 19, 2019

Exhibition, "denying the calendar, the wrinkles and lines of the body,” organized by Grice Bench Gallery Director and recent graduate Jeanne Dreskin. For more information, visit: https://www.gricebench.com/

Prof. Shira Brisman receives the 2019 Schulman and Bullard Article Prize

May 24, 2019

Prof. Shira Brisman receives the 2019 Schulman and Bullard Article Prize.

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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