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

Upcoming Events

ARTH Colloquium - Karen Redrobe, "TBD"

Colloquium
September 6, 2019

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

ARTH Colloquium - Michael Leja, "TBD"

Colloquium
September 13, 2019

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

ARTH Colloquium - Lindsay Grant, PhD Candidate in the History of Art, "TBA"

Colloquium
September 20, 2019

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

ARTH Colloquium - Julie Davis, "TBD"

Colloquium
October 4, 2019

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

News

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.

Lee Ann Custer receives Fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

May 23, 2019

Lee Ann Custer, PhD Candidate in History of Art, awarded the Douglass Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum for the 2019-2020 academic year. The twelve-month fellowship will support work on her dissertation, which explores the connections between painting and urban space in late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century New York City. 

Graduating senior Wilson Fisher will use a Fulbright Award to study photographers and other artists in Ukraine

May 17, 2019

Graduating senior Wilson Fisher will use a Fulbright Award to study photographers and other artists in Ukraine.

Louisa Shepard | May 16, 2019

Ramey Mize receives the Dean’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students

May 10, 2019

Ramey Mize receives the Dean’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students

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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