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Art 101: Drawing I Visits Folk Art Show

We love class visits to the UWM Art History Gallery!

Art Exposé: Katherine Murrell

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 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.

Brazilian Art in the Classroom

On Monday, November 10, Visiting Assistant Professor Matt Rarey brought a Brazilian crown and ritual beads into his ARTHIST 317: African Art class.

Extraordinary and Ordinary: Folk Art from the UWM Art Collection Opening Reception

Extraordinary and Ordinary: Folk Art in the UWM Art Collection opened in the UWM Art History Gallery on Thursday, November 6, with remarks by curator Katherine Murrell and special guest speaker Jeff Jara.

ARTHIST 102 views a Crochepierre and Degas

ARTHIST 102: Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture visited the UWM Art History Gallery again this week to view objects from the UWM Art Collection.

Rhyner presented at 5th Annual Feminist Art History Conference

Stephanie Rhyner, a second year graduate student and teaching assistant, presented at the Fifth Annual Feminist Art History Conference in Washington D.C., October 31-November 2.

Carter Lupton and Tutankhamun

On Tuesday, November 4, Carter Lupton, Curator of Ancient History and Section Head of Anthropology and History, Milwaukee Public Museum, visited Associate Lecturer Jocelyn Boor’s ARTHIST 315: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt.

Gorfinkel Recommended for Tenure!

On Friday, October 31, the Executive committee of the Division of Arts & Humanities unanimously voted and recommended Assistant Professor Elena Gorfinkel for promotion to the rank of associate professor with tenure in the Department of Art History.

Lynne Shumow at the Haggerty Museum of Art

UWM Art History alumnae Lynne Shumow is the Curator of Education at the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University.

Katherine Murrell installing Folk Art in the UWM Art Collection

Department of Art History Lecturer and MA graduate Katherine Murrell has been organizing and installing Extraordinary and Ordinary: Folk Art in the UWM Art Collection in the UWM Art History Gallery all week with the help of Linda Brazeau, Christa Story, and Nora Jimenez.