ARTHIST 730 celebrates end of semester at Sala da Pranzo

On the last day of spring classes, Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany’s graduate seminar, ARTHIST 730: Gender and Art in the Spanish Empire,1550-1750 celebrated a semester of hard work at the Sala da Pranzo near campus.

Congrats to Spring 2016 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History wants to congratulate the following Spring 2015 MA graduates:

Cornish used Hayes Award to Present Research at Australian and New Zealand Studies Conference

Graduate Student Emily Cornish is writing her thesis on the place of Oceanic tattoo in Lisa Reihana’s In Pursuit of Venus [infected] and Joseph Dufour et Cie’s Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique under the supervision of Matthew Rarey and Associate Professor Jennifer Johung.

Graduate School Open House 2015

On Thursday, November 5, the UWM Graduate School hosted its Graduate School Open House in the Wisconsin Room of the UWM Student Union.

Murphy Attends Wisconsin Museum Conference

Graduate student Jackie Murphy attended the Wisconsin Museum Conference 2015 “Creativity as Currency: The Growing Value of Creativity in Museums” in Green Bay, WI, on Monday, November 2, 2015.

2015-2016 Art History TAs

The Department of Art History is pleased to introduce the 2015-2016 Art History teaching assistants:

2014 Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize

The 2014 Hoey Prize winner, Emily Cornish, accepted the award at the reading of her paper, “Luminism: Shedding Light on a a Contested Iteration of the American Landscape” on Monday, May 11, 2015.

Murrell Interviews Art Museum Studies for Shepherd Express

Katherine Murrell, Lecturer for the UWM Department of Art History and an MA alumna, interviewed graduate students from Associate Professor Richard Leson’s ARTHIST 704: Introduction to Art Museum Studies II colloquium for her Shepherd Express show “Look at This.”

Global Matters Opens in the UWM Art History Gallery

Global Matters: Rauschenberg Print Media 1968-1975 opened in the UWM Art History Gallery on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015.