News

Accessioning African Art

Curator Christa Story and the Fall 2015 UWM Art History Gallery Graduate Student Intern Jackie Murphy are in the midst of accessioning over 600 pieces of African Art into the UWM Art Collection.

Graduate School Open House 2015

On Thursday, November 5, the UWM Graduate School hosted its Graduate School Open House in the Wisconsin Room of the UWM Student Union.

Murphy Attends Wisconsin Museum Conference

Graduate student Jackie Murphy attended the Wisconsin Museum Conference 2015 “Creativity as Currency: The Growing Value of Creativity in Museums” in Green Bay, WI, on Monday, November 2, 2015.

Collection Spotlight for November

This regal ancestral guardian is from the Bamileke society in Cameroon, Africa.

Andrea Stone Memorial

On Thursday, October 29, the UWM Department of Art History faculty, staff, and close friends of Andrea Stone gathered at the North Star Bistro in Shorewood to celebrate the life of Andrea Stone with Andrea’s sisters, Sue Marshall and Karen Stone.

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the October 2015 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter. Find out more about Associate Professor Jennifer Johung and MA alumna April Bernath on pages 7 and… Read More

ARTHIST 365 Peers through a Stereoscope

While exploring the ways that photography became part of everyday culture, students in Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 365: History of Photography class peered through an antique stereoscope at stereographic photographs, some of which were nearly 150 years old.

Johung on the Radio

Bonnie North of WUWM interviewed Associate Professor Jennifer Johung about BioArt on Lake Effect.

New Acquisitions!

Visit the Gallery’s New Acquisitions page to view recent additions to the permanent collection.

Congrats to 2014-2015 Undergraduate Graduates

Congratulations to our undergraduate graduates for the Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 semesters. Majors Natachia Attewell Allison Barr Annie Coolidge (Deans Honors) Emily Hall Katie Kassel (Cum Laude) Rebecca Kidd (Summa Cum Laude, Honors in the Major) Lena… Read More