Emile H. Mathis Gallery Hours

In Fall 2018, Mathis Gallery Hours are as posted here. Please keep in mind that the Gallery’s Hours may change slightly each semester due to volunteer schedules.

18th Century Communion Chalices and Tokens Examined

Students in Assistant Professor Kay Wells’s Introduction to American Art class examined communion chalices and communion tokens from the UWM Art Collection this week! These 18th century items would have been used in Protestant communion ceremonies across the United Kingdom and… Read More

Graduate Student Presentations Begin!

In the first Proseminar presentation of the semester, Art History Graduate Student Michael Lahti spoke on an object from the UWM Art Collection. Lahti examined Diego Rivera’s drawing “Girl Lighting Candle.” Students are asked to conduct independent research on an object related to weekly course… Read More

Kahlo and Rivera Photo Exhibit to Open at UWM Library

UWM Art History Graduate Student Youngchul Shin has installed an exhibition in Special Collections at the UWM Library, entitled “Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: An Exhibition of Photographs.” The opening reception for this exhibition will be held at 4:00 p.m.,… Read More

‘Harmony in Print’ Exhibition to Open September 13th!

“Harmony in Print: J.A.M. Whistler Etchings and Lithographs from the UWM Art Collection” will open September 13th (5-7pm) with a reception, and talk by Curator Leigh Mahlik at 5:30pm. The exhibition will then be open for viewing every Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm… Read More

UWM’s Kay Wells Speaks at Art Institute of Chicago

UW-Milwaukee Art History Department Assistant Professor Kay Wells will be speaking at the Art Institute of Chicago on Friday, September 28th. Her talk is titled ‘The Uncanny Design of the Thorne Miniature Rooms.’ During the 1930s, Narcissa Niblack Thorne created… Read More

Graduate Student Studying American Indian Protest Awarded Fellowship

Robert Olive Little Jackson, a Graduate Student in the Department of Art History, has been awarded the UWM Graduate School Advanced Opportunity Program Fellowship. The Fellowship has already assisted Rob in travels relating to his graduate research. Rob is currently… Read More