News & Announcements Archive


Lecture with Prof. Escobar- March 10

Lecture with Prof. Escobar- March 10
The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series presents a lecture with Prof. Jesus Escobar (Northwestern University) at 6 p.m. in Macksey Room (MSE Library) on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. The lecture is titled, “Architectural Migration in the Early Modern Spanish World.”


Annual Graduate Student Symposium- February 29

Annual Graduate Student Symposium- February 29
The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce its annual Graduate Student Symposium. The Symposium will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 10 a.m. in Gilman 132. Breakfast will be served prior to the Symposium at 9:30 a.m. in Gilman 177. The schedule is as follows: 10:00 a.m. – Opening […]


Form Beyond the Aesthetic Workshop- March 6

Form Beyond the Aesthetic Workshop- March 6
Please join the Department of the History of Art for a single-day workshop “Form Beyond the Aesthetic”. Bringing together art historians and artists working across a range of subfields, this workshop asks what it would mean to insist on a political valence for form and whether form could then take on new art historical significance. […]


Lecture with Prof. Houghteling – February 18

Lecture with Prof. Houghteling – February 18
The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series presents a lecture with Prof. Sylvia Houghteling (Bryn Mawr College) at 6 p.m. in Gilman 50 on February 18, 2020. The lecture is titled, “The Art of the Fresh: Fruits and Fabrics of South Asia’s Early Modern Regional Trade.”


2020 Distinguished Lecture: Art of the Ancient Americas

2020 Distinguished Lecture: Art of the Ancient Americas
The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce the 2020 Distinguished Lecture: Art of the Ancient Americas, given by Charles Stanish, entitled, “Geoglyphs and the Creation of an Andean Coastal Landscape.”  The lecture will take place in Mason Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. on March 5, 2020.


Global Amsterdam: The Golden Age of a Small but Mighty Metropolis

Global Amsterdam: The Golden Age of a Small but Mighty Metropolis
The Department of the History of Art is pleased to announce this Spring 2020 course taught by Prof. Aaron M. Hyman AS.010.337 Global Amsterdam: The Golden Age of a Small but Mighty Metropolis. The course meets on Thursday from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. in Gilman 177.


Art and Architecture at the Eastern Frontier: Medieval Georgia

Art and Architecture at the Eastern Frontier: Medieval Georgia
The Department of the History of Art is pleased to announce a new Spring 2020 course taught by Prof. Nino Zchomelidse, AS.010.646 Art and Architecture at the Eastern Frontier: Medieval Georgia. The course meets on Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Gilman 177. 


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 […]