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Curators Conversations Spring 2016

On Friday April 15, 2016, Director of the UWMAC, Linda Brazeau and Christa Story, Curator of Collections, attended Curators Conversations organized by David Wells of Edgewood College and held for the first time at the Madison Public Library.

Art Exposé: Tanya Tiffany

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Art Exhibition by UWM students visualizes realities of racism and inequality

College students put a contemporary human rights movement under the microscope in an exhibition of artwork produced as part of an honors class at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Counts awarded a $100,000 grant from UWM’s Research Growth Initiative program

Prof. Derek B. Counts was recently awarded a $100,000.00 grant from UWM’s Research Growth Initiative program.

Cornish used Hayes Award to Present Research at Australian and New Zealand Studies Conference

Graduate Student Emily Cornish is writing her thesis on the place of Oceanic tattoo in Lisa Reihana’s In Pursuit of Venus [infected] and Joseph Dufour et Cie’s Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique under the supervision of Matthew Rarey and Associate Professor Jennifer Johung.

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the March 2016 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter.

History of Modern Design Explores Green Furniture from the Chipstone Foundation

Assistant Professor Kay Wells’s History of Modern Design class (ARTHIST 368) explored green furniture from the Chipstone Foundation on Wednesday, March 24th.

Armstrong and Cecere in the Haggerty Museum of Art Newsletter

This semester the Haggerty Museum of Art is hosting three outstanding interns from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Abby Armstrong and Marianna Cecere are both students in UWM’s Department of Art History Program, while Adam Meister is a student in the ArtsECO program run by UWM’s Peck School of the Arts Department of Art & Design.

Art Exposé: Kay Wells

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Dada Fair

On March 7th, Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 465: Dada and Surrealist Art students participated in a Dada Fair, held at the UWM Art History Gallery.