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

Upcoming Events

Wolf Humanities Forum on Stuff, "A History of Space Debris"

March 27, 2019

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

24th Annual 2019 Graduate Student Symposium Keynote Lecture

March 28, 2019

Barnes Foundation, Comcast Auditorium

24th Annual 2019 Graduate Student Symposium

March 29, 2019

Barnes Foundation, Comcast Auditorium

ARTH Colloquium - David Brownlee "Space Exploration in the Nineteenth Century"

Colloquium
April 5, 2019

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

News

Ramey Mize named Penn Arts and Sciences 2019 Dean’s Scholar

March 22, 2019

Ramey Mize named Penn Arts and Sciences 2019 Dean’s Scholar

Faculty Award of Merit Presented by Penn Alumni, Awarded to Prof. Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw (2019-2020)

March 11, 2019

Faculty Award of Merit Presented by Penn Alumni, awarded to Prof. Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw (2019-2020)

Title Magazine Interviews Jeff Katzin and Ramey Mize for the Incubation Series

February 25, 2019

Title Magazine Interviews Jeff Katzin and Ramey Mize for the Incubation Series

By Kaitlin Pomerantz and Meredith Sellers

Title has partnered with The Incubation Series, a series of exhibitions throughout Philadelphia that are curated by and feature work from students. This is the first in a series we’ll be publishing highlighting The Incubation Series.

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, PhD'90, presented with the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal, becoming the first woman to receive the award

February 13, 2019

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, PhD'90, presented with the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal, becoming the first woman to receive the award.

The Royal Irish Academy’s Gold Medals are considered the highest scholarly accolade in Ireland.

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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