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

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…

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.

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.

Graduation Celebration 2015

Room 130, Kane Hall

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

Faculty Searches

The School of Art + Art History + Design is welcoming applications for four faculty appointments across all three divisions. Please see this post for links to details on how to apply.

Most Recent Newsletter

The current SoA+AH+D newsletter was released via email on October 30, 2014. Read it now. Current and past newsletters are always available at this page.

2014 Scholarship Reception

On October 16, we recognized undergraduate and graduate students who were awarded scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year…

Space Transformation

The Slide/Image Library is now Spaces 120 + 122. Read about the change and see photo galleries of the transformation by clicking the title.

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