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

Mayor’s Arts Awards

The five 2015 awards were announced on July 21. Art History Professor Robin Wright and 3D4M Professor Emeritus Akio Takamori are winners! The public award ceremony is September 4 .

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Art History: 3 PhDs + 1 MA

Four Division of Art History graduate students completed their degrees between December 2014 and June 2015. Click the title for a list.

New Faculty Hires in 2015

The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design is exceedingly pleased to announce the hiring of five new faculty positions: four tenure track positions in various divisions and one competitive lecturer position. A search to fill a sixth position for a lecturer in the 3D4M Program is ongoing…

Khullar Publishes First Book

Professor Sonal Khullar’s book, Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, was published in May by University of California Press.

Factory Picnic

Factory Picnic ended June 17, 2015. Look for a new version of this event starting in autumn 2015.

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.

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.

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