News & Announcements Archive


November 16th: New Spring 2019 Courses

The Department of the History of Art is excited to announced a new Spring 2019 course, AS.010.219- The Art of Colonial Latin America. The course is taught by Prof. Aaron Hyman and meets Monday/Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:15 p.m. This course offers a broad introduction to the arts of colonial Latin America: students will become […]


New Intersession 2019 Course

The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce that doctoral student Miriam Grotte-Jacobs will be teaching an Intersession 2019 course. Course AS.010.107.13 African American Art of the Twentieth Century will meet on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information, please see the Intersession Programs page.


Curatorial Workshop with Melissa Ho on November 30

Please join us for a talk by, and discussion with, Melissa Ho, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s curator of 20th-century art. Ho will be discussing her current exhibition project, “Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975.” This event is the second in a series of workshops with prominent curators sponsored by the Department of History […]


Lecture with Prof. Diane Bodart on November 26

The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series, along with the Singleton Center for the Study of Pre-Modern Europe, presents a lecture with Prof. Diane Bodart (Columbia University) at 6 p.m. in Gilman 50 on November 26, 2018. The lecture is titled, “The Mirror-Shield of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.” In her […]


Curatorial Workshop with Michelle Kuo on October 26

Please join the Department of the History of Art for a talk by, and discussion with, Dr. Michelle Kuo, The Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. Dr. Kuo will be presenting material from her current book project, on Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.). This event is the […]


Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Endowed Postdoctoral Fellow 2019-21

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, 2019. 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 […]


Willem de Kooning’s Monumental Sculptures: The Artist /Artisan Collaboration

To celebrate the long-term loan of Willem de Kooning’s monumental sculpture Reclining Figure, 1969 -1982, on view on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus, the Sheridan Libraries & University Museums, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, and the Department of the History of Art welcome sculptor Vanessa Hoheb to campus. Between 1980 and 1984, Willem de Kooning, […]


Lecture with Prof. Emine Fetvaci on November 6

The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series, along with the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, presents a lecture with Prof. Emine Fetvaci (Boston University) at 6 p.m. in Mergenthaler 111 on November 6, 2018. The lecture is titled, “The Album of the World Emperor: Trans-Imperial Collecting at the Ottoman Court.” This talk […]


Lecture with Prof. Anastasia Dakouri-Hill (UVA) on October 12

Please join the Departments of the History of Art and Classics for a lecture by Prof. Anastasia Dakouri-Hill of the University of Virginia. The lecture is titled, “Extraordinary Value: Craft and Performance in the Mycenaean World” and will be held on October 12, 2018 at 2 p.m. in Gilman 130G.