News & Announcements Archive


Congratulations, Prof. Lakey!

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to share that Prof. Christopher Lakey’s new book, Sculptural Seeing: Relief, Optics, and the Rise of Perspective in Medieval Italy, is featured on Yale’s new A&Ae Portal, a digitized service for Art and Architecture books.


Curatorial Workshop with Kristen Hileman on March 29

Please join the Department of History of Art for a Curatorial Workshop with independent curator Kristen Hileman. The workshop will be held in Gilman 134 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019.


Lecture with Dr. Adam Eaker – February 27, 2019

The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series presents a lecture with Dr. Adam Eaker (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) at 6 p.m. in Gilman 50 on February 27, 2019. The lecture is titled, “The Epitaphs of Gesina ter Borch.”


Annual Graduate Student Symposium to be held March 2

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce the annual Graduate Student Symposium. The Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in Gilman 50. Breakfast will be served prior to the Symposium at 10:00 a.m. in Gilman 177. The schedule for the symposium is listed below: 10:30 […]


Congratulations, Prof. Brown and Prof. Merback!

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Rebecca Brown has been promoted to full professor and Prof. Mitchell Merback has been named to the Arnell and Everett Land Professorship in the History of Art. Both are effective as of January 1, 2019. Congratulations, Prof. Brown and Prof. Merback!


Prof. Stager in ASAP/J

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Professor Jennifer Stager has just published an article on Aslı Çavuşoğlu: The Place of Stone in ASAP/J.


Congratulations, Prof. Hyman!

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to share that Prof. Aaron Hyman, along with Dana Leibsohn of Smith College, has been awarded the Association of Print Scholars 2018 Publication Grant to support the forthcoming publication related to their project “Washing the Archive: Indigenous Knowledge, European Prints, and Colonial Histories of Latin America.” […]


March 7th: Distinguished Lecture in Art of the Ancient Americas

Distinguished Lecture in Art of the Ancient Americas Thursday, March 7, 7pm, Mason Auditorium Stephen Houston, Brown University A Universe in Stone: The Politics of Belief on a Classic Maya Lintel This talk addresses a set of monuments that graft Maya dynastic politics onto concepts of sun, moon, seasons, and other solar patterns. Among the […]


Congratulations, Prof. Lakey!

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to share that Prof. Christopher Lakey’s new book, Sculptural Seeing: Relief, Optics, and the Rise of Perspective in Medieval Italy, has just been published by Yale University Press.


November 28th: The ‘Long Sixties’ in Europe – MSEL Exhibit

Please join the Department of the History of Art for an opening reception to celebrate “Robho in Context,“ an exhibition of avant-garde materials from Sheridan Libraries’ Special Collections curated by students in Professor Molly Warnock’s upper-level undergraduate seminar, “The ‘Long Sixties’ in Europe.” The student-curators and faculty member will be there to guide you through […]