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Building for the Beyond: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas

Join the Department of the History of Art for the Distinguished Lecture in Art of the Ancient Americas with Joanne Pillsbury of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The lecture topic is “Building for the Beyond: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas.” The lecture will be held on Friday, March 6, 2015, at 7 p.m. in Mason […]


“Merce Cunningham and His Legacies”

Date/Time: Thu. Feb. 19, 2015, 4–6 p.m. Location: Gilman 208 Details: The Department of the History of Art will host a graduate workshop on “Merce Cunningham and His Legacies” with presentations by: Carrie Noland Professor of French, University of California, Irvine Katherine Markoski Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian American Art Museum Organized by: Dr. Molly Warnock Assistant […]


Old Things/New Approaches: Museums, Universities, and the Public Humanities

Date/Time: Mon. Feb. 9, 2015, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Location: Johns Hopkins University Mason Hall Auditorium Details: “Old Things/New Approaches: Museums, Universities, and the Public Humanities” Elizabeth Rodini, Director, Program in Museums and Society; Teaching Professor, History of Art Department; Krieger School of Arts & Sciences 90-minute program to begin promptly at 5:30 p.m.; followed by food, […]


Student curated exhibition at The Evergreen Museum & Library

Check out the exhibition “From Here to Eternity: The Symbolism of Evergreen’s ‘Eight Immortal’ Scrolls,” curated by History of Art undergraduate major Shilei Chen, at the Evergreen Museum & Library. The exhibition is open through May 2015 in the Evergreen Dining Room.


Andrea Mantegna: Making Art (History)

Andrea Mantegna: Making Art (History) presents the art of Mantegna as challenging the parameters of the history of art in the demands it makes upon historical interpretation, and explores the artist’s potentially transformative impact on the study of the early Renaissance. Features an array of new methodologies for the study of Mantegna and early Renaissance art […]


Save the Date: Graduate Workshop, February 2015

The department will host a graduate workshop on “Merce Cunningham and His Legacies” with presentations by Carrie Noland (Professor of French, University of California, Irvine) and Katherine Markoski (Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian American Art Museum). February 19, 2015, 4-6 p.m. (tentative), location TBA.


Critical Approaches to Ancient Near Eastern Art

Critical Approaches to Ancient Near Eastern Art concentrates on the visual, material, and built aspects of the Ancient Near East from the fourth millennium BCE to the Hellenistic period.