College of Letters & Science
Elvehjem Building (LEFT) and Chazen Art Museum (RIGHT)
Art History is a dynamic department that teaches and pursues cutting-edge research in the history of art, material culture, and visual culture.

Welcome

The Department of Art History's award-winning faculty produce cutting edge research and teach innovative classes which prepare our students to thrive in contemporary society. The department encourages the study of the global history of art, and material and visual culture, from a wide range of periods and a variety of world cultures. Housed in the Chazen Museum of Art, the Department works closely with the Museum to provide students with opportunities to gain training in all facets of museum work, including exhibition training.

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People

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Our faculty and students excel in award-winning research on a great breadth of topics using cutting-edge approaches.

Academics

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We offer flexible B.A and B.S. undergraduate majors, free-standing M.A. programs, and Ph.D. programs as well as opportunities to practice curatorial work and engage in public humanities research.

Resources

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Our department prides itself in collaborating with other programs and entities on campus in the arts and humanities.

Chair's Corner

Our students distinguish themselves in countless ways. Many are double-majors, with their second major coming from all across the arts, sciences, and humanities.

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News

Professor Jill H. Casid gives a distinguished lecture at the Kunsthistorisches Institut at the Freie Universität in Berlin.
May 31, 2018
The Department is pleased to announce the winners of our 2018 Undergraduate Prizes.
May 21, 2018
Prof. Andrzejewski presented at the Vernacular Architecture Forum in Alexandria, VA.
May 14, 2018
Christy Wahl, Ph.D. Candidate, has been awarded a research grant through the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst or DAAD).
May 11, 2018

Events

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
L170, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
University Club