Interview with Sarah Schaefer

There and Back Again: A Curator’s Tale – read the interview with Art History’s very own Sarah Schaefer in this month’s UWM College of Letters and Science magazine, In Focus! The manuscripts of Middle Earth: UWM art history professor co-curates… Read More

“A Royal Nun: Sister Margarita de la Cruz” blog post by Professor Tiffany

Just published, blog post for Tiffany’s research group in Spain. Tanya J. Tiffany, “A Royal Nun: Sister Margarita de la Cruz”, en, AGENART, 3 de octubre de 2022 [accesible online en https://agenart.org/blog/

Professor Sarah Schaefer Essay for ASOR

Professor Sarah Schaefer recently published an essay on the blog for ASOR – a professional, academic organization for archaeologists working in the eastern Mediterranean, Egypt, and ancient Near East. Read the article!

Derek Counts Awarded Distinguished Professor

Counts has served at UWM for 20 years and is the co-director of the Athienou Archaeological Project in Cyprus. He has made many advancements in the field of archaeology and in 2020, was given the UWM Faculty University Distinguished Service… Read More

UWM Honors College faculty member Hilary Snow will give a public lecture on Korean painting

On Wednesday, Sept. 14th at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, UWM Honors College faculty member Hilary Snow will give a public lecture on Korean painting as part of the exhibition, “The Unbroken Line: Korean Landscape Painting Through the… Read More

Professor Sarah Schaefer and J.R.R. Tolkien

Professor Sarah Schaefer co-curates exhibition, J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript, at the Haggerty Museum of Art. Exhibition is accompanied by a catalog with introductory essays by exhibition co-curators William M. Fliss, PhD and Sarah C. Schaefer, PhD. Video segment… Read More

Imperial Roman Glass Jar: Explore a Piece from the UWM Art Collection

Two Handled Jar Syrio-Palestinian Late Imperial Rome (ca. 4th-5th C CE) Blown glass with attachments UWM Art Collection, Gift of Edward P. Strothman, 1979.012.02 This small (H-3.5” x W-3.625” x L-3″) Imperial Roman glass jar was acquired by the Emily… Read More

Art History Professor Sarah Schaefer Gives Virtual Book Talk

Please join the UWM Department of Art History on Wednesday, November 10th at 5pm for a book talk by Art History Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer, who will discuss her recently published monograph Gustave Doré and the Modern Biblical Imagination (Oxford, 2021). The event… Read More

Late Ming Dynasty Cup: Explore a Piece from the UWM Art Collection

Late Ming Dynasty Cup Unknown Chinese artist 17th century Blanc de chine porcelain UWM Art Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Krikorian, 1987.018.13 In a scene from one of my favorite movies, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,… Read More

Abraham & Isaac: Explore a Piece from the UWM Art Collection

Dilmus Hall (American, 1900-1987) Abraham & Isaac, 1984 Colored Pencil and Ink on Paper UWM Art Collection, Gift of Emile H. Mathis II, 1993.019.07 Dilmus Hall was an American self-taught artist from Georgia who made sculptures and 2D works throughout… Read More