The Division of Art History examines art and visual culture as instruments of knowledge and methods of human expression that operate in many arenas of history, tradition and the contemporary environment.

Current News

Graduation Celebration 2015

Room 130, Kane Hall

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 7:00-9:00pm
tickets required; click header for more info

Of a Feather: Artists, Birds and the Northwest

This exhibition in Auburn was curated by an alumnus and includes work by two retired faculty members, multiple alumni, and other artists. Click the title above for more information.

Khullar Publishes First Book

Room 317, Art Bldg
4pm | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Khullar discussion of Worldly Affiliations and reception.

Factory Picnic

Join Scott Lawrimore, Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, at noon on Wednesdays in the gallery. More info by clicking the header above.

2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Several Division of Art students and two Division of Art History students are participating in this year’s symposium on Friday, May 15. Click the link above for more information.

Kollar American Art Lecture – Kenneth Haltman

Room 201, Gowen Hall
7pm | Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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Visiting Scholar Lecture – Lorenzo Pericolo

Room 317, Art Bldg
Friday, April 17, 2015, 3:30pm

Celebrating a Legacy

Between 1968 and 1985, hundreds of University of Washington students took classes about Northwest Coast Native art from Bill Holm, who held a position split between teaching art history in the School of Art and curatorial work at the Burke Museum…

SoA+AH+D at CAA 2015

Three faculty were involved with presentations at the College Art Association conference this year…

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