News & Announcements

Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Endowed Postdoctoral Fellow 2020-22

The Department of the History of Art at The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Art of the Ancient Americas to begin July 1, 2020. Fellows will teach one class each semester (undergraduate or graduate), work with the Austen-Stokes Professor in Ancient Americas, and participate fully in the life […]

In Memoriam – Robert E. Hall

The Department of the History of Art is deeply saddened by the passing of Robert E. Hall. Bob and his late wife Nancy were lifelong supporters of the arts, including endowing curatorial fellowships for Johns Hopkins graduate and undergraduate students at the Walters Art Museum. Most recently, Bob provided funds to underwrite several public conferences […]

November 14-16, 2019: The Philosophical Image Conference

November 14-16, 2019: The Philosophical Image Conference
The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce an upcoming conference, The Philosophical Image: Art, Wisdom, and the Care of the Self in the Premodern World, 1200-1700, to be held on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University from Thursday, November 14, 2019 through Saturday, November 16, 2019.  Please see the program […]

Lecture with Dr. Benzel – November 5 CANCELLED

Lecture with Dr. Benzel – November 5 CANCELLED
The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series presents a lecture with Dr. Kim Benzel (Metropolitan Museum of Art) at 6 p.m. in Gilman 50 on November 5, 2019. The lecture is titled, “Theater of the Afterlife: Technologies of Jewelry in Mesopotamia.”