Art History 101 Class Views UWM Art Collection Icons

Students from Professor Derek Counts’ Art History 101 class recently visited the Emile H. Mathis Gallery. With the help of Gallery Curator Leigh Mahlik and Teaching Assistants Michael Lahti and Cameron Quade, the students were able to view icons from… Read More

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

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

UWM Graduate Student Curates Library Exhibition

UWM Art History Graduate Student Youngchul Shin has researched and installed an exhibition on the UWM Library’s 4th Floor, entitled “Christ, Fully God and Fully Human.” Congratulations to Youngchul on this project! Christ, Fully God and Fully Human An exhibition… Read More

UWM Art Collection Pieces Now on Artstor Digital Library

The Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery, together with the Art History Department, is pleased to announce that a portion of the UWM Art Collection is now available on Artstor! 1,800 images from the collection are now searchable on the Artstor Digital… Read More

“American Women Rebuilding France” Traveling Exhibition

UWM Art History graduate student, Youngchul Shin, had the opportunity to work with the “American Women Rebuilding France” exhibit at the UWM Golda Meir Library during the spring semester.  The traveling exhibit came to UWM from the American Friends of… Read More

Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery Reopens with NEW EXHIBITIONS!

Join us at the Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery for two exciting, new graduate exhibitions: Defining Class Through Fashion: The Costume Prints of Wenceslaus Hollar, and Fluid Lines: Tracing Ryakuga-Shiki in Japan and France. Current Mathis Gallery hours are listed below. Beginning… Read More