Susan Barnett named curator at Erie Art Museum

MA alumna (2011), Susan Barnett, has been named curator of the Eire Art Museum in downtown Eire.

Congrats to the Spring 2017 MA Graduate!

The Department of Art History congratulates the following Spring 2017 MA graduate!

Tiffany Presents in Lima, Peru

Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany presented her paper, “Material Religion: Lima’s Nazarenas and the Earthquake of 1746” on April 29 at the Latin American Studies Association conference in Lima, Peru.

Art Exposé: Richard Leson

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Conservation Workshop: Before and After

Check out the photos of the Jean Arp and Barbara Hepworth bronzes before and after the conservation work by Terri White from the Milwaukee Art Museum.

2016 Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize

The 2016 Hoey Prize winner, Abby Armstrong, accepted the award at the reading of her paper, “Performance and/or Performativity in Yates Thompson 13: Constructing the Medieval Female Identity” on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Conservation Workshop with Terri White

Milwaukee Art Museum Object Conservator, Terri White, visited the Department of Art History today to perform conservation on four sculptures in the UWM Art Collection.

ARTHIST 371 views African Art from the UWM Art Collection

Students in Associate Lecturer David Pacifico’s ARTHIST 371: African Art compare UWM Art Collection objects from Nigeria’s Cross River region, Cameroon, and the Congo basin in order to detect and generalize about patterns in African art so as to prepare for their final paper.

Cedar Forests, Cedar Ships: Allure, Lore and Metaphor in the Mediterranean Near East

Graduate alumna Sara Rich’s recently published book, Cedar Forests, Cedar Ships: Allure, Lore and Metaphor in the Mediterranean Near East, is now out from Archaeopress.

Professor Tiffany presents research at Renaissance Society of America Conference

On Thursday, March 30, Tanya Tiffany presented a paper — “Divine Consecration or Demonic Possession: Estefanía de la Encarnación and Miraculous Images in Seventeenth-Century Spain” – at the Renaissance Society of America Conference in Chicago.