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Friends of Art History (FOAH)

The inspiration of two loyal Art History alumnae, the Friends of Art History (FOAH) was founded in the spring of 2000.

Purpose: To support the initiatives of the Department of Art History, especially the programming and operations of the Emile H. Mathis Gallery. Its members are alumni, area arts educators, and art aficionados from throughout southeastern Wisconsin and beyond.

FOAH members value the Department of Art History and UWM Art History Galleries’ pivotal role in training aspiring curators and art historians as well as recognize its important niche in promoting an understanding of and appreciation for art history.


Karel Appel
Deux Amies, 1971
Acrylic on canvas
Gift of Virginia Jones Maher and J. Thomas Maher III
UWMAC 2011.001.01

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