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Landre uses Hayes Award to Research in Rome, Italy

Graduate student Samantha Landre is currently writing her thesis on the bel composto of Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Cornaro Chapel (1647-1652) in Santa Maria della Vittoria. Her thesis advisor is Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany. Thanks to the generous contribution of the Jeffrey… Read More

Thanks Friends of Art History (FOAH)

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Friends of Art History (FOAH).  Without your support, the following exhibitions and events would not have been possible. Please consider donating to the Friends of Art History to support more programming in… Read More

Congrats to Spring 2015 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History wants to congratulate the Spring 2015 MA graduates!

Brazeau Attends American Arts Society Annual Conservation Event

Director of the UWM Art Collection and American Arts Society board member, Linda Brazeau, attended the American Arts Society’s 9th Annual Conservation Event held at the Milwaukee Art Museum on May 7, 2015.

Aschenbrenner Lectures at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Senior Lecturer Michael Aschenbrenner presented three lectures to the Milwaukee Art Museum docents throughout the Spring 2015 semester.

A Day with Rauschenberg!

On Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8, graduate students from ARTHIST 704: Introduction to Art Museum Studies II, welcomed kindergarten students from Maryland Avenue Montessori School to the UWM Art History Gallery to view Global Matters: Rauschenberg Print Media 1968-1975.

Art Exposé: Nick Pipho

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé. Art Exposé is a monthly gallery talk that exhibits a selected object from the UWM Art Collection on the second Tuesday of every month from 1-2 PM.

2014 Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize

The 2014 Hoey Prize winner, Emily Cornish, accepted the award at the reading of her paper, “Luminism: Shedding Light on a a Contested Iteration of the American Landscape” on Monday, May 11, 2015.

ARTHIST 704 Screenprints

On Tuesday, May, 4, Associate Professor Richard Leson’s colloquium, ARTHIST 704: Introduction to Art Museum Studies II, visited Jessica Meuninck-Ganger (Assistant Professor, Print and Narrative Forms Area Head) in the Peck School of the Arts to learn the mechanics of Rauschenberg’s approach to printing.

Bendiner Gives Gallery Talk

Kenneth Bendiner, UWM Professor Emeritus of Art History, returned to UWM on Thursday, April 30, 2015, to give a lecture on Rauschenberg in the UWM Art History Gallery.