ARTHIST 372 analyzes pre-Hispanic ceramics from the UWM Art Collection

Students examine pre-Hispanic ceramic vessels from Colombia and Ecuador in ARTHIST 372: Art of the Incas and their Ancestors, taught by associate lecturer David Pacifico.

AH 463: Cubism and Its Inheritance views Picasso prints

Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 463: Cubism and Its Inheritance class viewed six of the thirteen plates from Pablo Picasso’s illustrated etchings from Le chef d’oeuvre inconnu by Honore de Balzac housed in the UWM Art Collection.

Art Exposé: Kay Wells

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 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.


Author: K.L.H. Wells, Assistant Professor Published in: Textile Studies, no. 0, Textile Terms: A Glossary (2017): 77-79, edited by Anika Reineke, Anne Röhl, Mateusz Kapustka und Tristan Weddigen Published by: Part of the SNF Research Project “TEXTILE. An Iconology of the… Read More

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.