Upcoming Events

CTL Workshop, "Teaching in the Museum" with Ann Kuttner

January 29, 2020

Howard and Sharon Rich Seminar Room 113, Jaffe Building

Huey Copeland, "Necessary Abstractions, Or, How to Look at Art as a Black Feminist"

January 29, 2020

Annenberg 111, 3620 Walnut Street. Reception to follow in The Jaffe Building, 3405 Woodland Walk.

"Queer Bauhaus with Libby Otto"

January 31, 2020

APC/GSWS Conference Room, Fisher-Bennett Hall, Suite 345 (ADA Accessible)

CIMS Talk

January 31, 2020

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

News

Meg Andrews, AAMW PhD'15, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology at Harvard

January 23, 2020

Meg Andrews, AAMW PhD'15, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology at Harvard University.

Shira Brisman's Mellon/Penn/PMA Workshop in Penn Today

January 22, 2020

Outside the classroom, students step inside the galleries in an object-based learning class. Penn history of art students closely examine the Philadelphia Museum of Art collection.

Louisa Shepard  |  January 21, 2020  |  Photographs by Eric Sucar

GIVE AND TAKE: Assistant Professor of History of Art Shira Brisman explores how printmakers of the Northern Renaissance promoted the open exchange of artistic ideas

October 14, 2019

GIVE AND TAKE: Assistant Professor of History of Art Shira Brisman explores how printmakers of the Northern Renaissance promoted the open exchange of artistic ideas.

By Jane Carroll | OMNIA | October 10, 2019

BRET LANGENDORFER SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS HIS DISSERTATION

October 9, 2019

BRET LANGENDORFER SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS HIS DISSERTATION

"Assyrian Entropy: City Sieges and Cosmic Dissolution in the Palace Relief Programs"

Committee: Holly Pittman, (Advisor), Lauren Ristvet, and Marian Feldman

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 10:30 am in Jaffe 104

Abstract:

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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