News & Announcements Archive


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.


Prof. Feldman to Present at Faculty Lunch & Learn on October 25

The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce that Professor and Department Chair, Marian Feldman, will be a co-presenter at the Center for Educational Resources (CER) Faculty Lunch and Learn event.  Homewood teaching faculty can join the CER on Thursday, October 25th, for lunch, a short presentation, and discussion on Alternatives to […]


Article by Department Alumna

The Department of the History of Art is pleased to announce this newly published review on ASAP/J, written by JHU History of Art alum Jennifer Watson Wester. http://asapjournal.com/thomas-bayrle-playtime-jennifer-wat…/


October 31, 2018: de Kooning Presentation

Please join the renowned sculpture fabricator, mold maker, and restoration expert Vanessa Hoheb for a presentation on Willem de Kooning’s Reclining Figure, 1969-1982, followed by a discussion with Hoheb and History of Art Assistant Professor Molly Warnock.  This event is free and open to the public.  The presentation will take place on October 31, 2018 […]