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


The History of Art explores the range of objects and monuments made from prehistory to the present day.


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.


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.

Faculty Bookshelf


CAA 2018

February 21, 2018 to February 24, 2018

"From Sasanid to Abbasid, in Bilad al-Sham, 610-750 CE"

February 21, 2018

Jaffe Building, Room B-17

Incubation Series Artist Conversation: Memory and Form

February 23, 2018

AUTOMAT Gallery, 319 North 11th Street

Faculty Bookshelf