News & Announcements Archive


Book Discussion with Prof. Merback on March 8

The Department of the History of Art is very excited to announce an event in celebration of Prof. Merback’s new book, Perfection’s Therapy: An Essay on Albrecht Durer’s Melencolia I.  A book discussion with Prof. Merback, Jonathan Crary, and Colin Eisler will take place on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7 p.m. at 536 W […]


2018 Graduate Student Symposium to be held March 10

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce the annual Graduate Student Symposium.  The Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:30 am in Mergenthaler 111.  Breakfast will be served prior to the Symposium at 10:00 a.m. in Gilman 177.


Professor Aaron Hyman awarded 2018 Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Aaron Hyman’s article, “Inventing Painting: Cristóbal de Villalpando, Juan Correa, and New Spain’s Transatlantic Canon,” was awarded the 2018 Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize from the College Art Association. Congratulations, Prof. Hyman!


Lecture by Reiko Tomii February 6

Join the East Asian Studies Program and the Department of the History of Art for a lecture by Reiko Tomii, independent art historian and curator, entitled, “Wilderness as Method, Contemporaneity as Method.”  The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Gilman 50.


Ancient Mediterranean Art and Architecture

The Department of the History of Art at The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time professor at the rank of Assistant or early stage Associate Professor in the field of ancient Mediterranean art and/or architectural history to begin July 1, 2018. We encourage applications from scholars specializing in the arts of the ancient […]


Marian Feldman awarded Getty Foundation Connecting Art Histories grant

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Marian Feldman and her colleague Dr. Antigoni Zournatzi, of the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens, will work together on a grant awarded to Johns Hopkins University from the Getty Foundation through its Connecting Art Histories initiative. The grant will fund two […]