American Folk Art in the UWM Art Collection

Students from Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ ARTHIST 355: American Folk Art course viewed objects from a recent donation of folk art to the UWM Art Collection on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

3D Visualization in Art and Archaeology

On Monday, March 27, Professor Derek Counts welcomed Kevin Garstki (ABD, Anthropology, UWM) to his ARTHIST 710 colloquium (“Roman Copies of Greek Original Sculpture”) to discuss 3D visualization in art and archaeology.

Art Exposé: Leigh Mahlik

On Tuesday, March, 14, 2017, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the February 2017 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter.

Women of the Page

Curated by Tanya Tiffany, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and former JCB fellow, Women of the Page showcases the John Carter Brown Library’s extraordinary collection of images and books centered on nuns and convent life across Spain and its empire.

Armstrong uses Hayes Award to research in Laon

Graduate Student Abby Armstrong is writing her thesis on the Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Chapel in Laon Cathedral, in Laon, France, by the late medieval woman, Joan of Flanders, under the supervision of Associate Professor Richard Leson. Thanks to the generous contribution of the Jeffrey R. Hayes Award, she traveled to France this past January to visit the chapel in Laon.

Congrats to the Fall 2016 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History congratulates the following Fall 2016 MA graduates!

Meet Leigh Mahlik

Welcome to our newest departmental staff member, Leigh Mahlik, who begins today, January 3, 2017, as Associate Academic Curator.

Art Exposé: David Pacifico

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Armstrong participates in Graduate Seminar at Newberry Library

This semester, graduate student and teaching assistant, Abby Armstrong, has been attending a Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies ten-week Graduate seminar, entitled “Gender, Bodies, and the Body Politic in Medieval Europe”, at the Newberry Library in Chicago, IL.