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

Upcoming Events

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

Colloquium
January 25, 2019

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

Romantic Prints on the Move

February 1, 2019 to February 2, 2019

Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Wolf Humanities Center “Stuff” Symposium

February 8, 2019

Institute of Contemporary Art, 18 South 36th St, Philadelphia

News

Recent Grad Corey Loftus featured in Plan Philly

January 18, 2019

23-year-old superfan wins protections for West Philly gingerbread houses

Saturday, January 12, 2019 / by Jake Blumgart / Plan Philly - a project of WHYY

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.

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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