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 2016

Saturday, June 11, 9-11am
Meany Hall
Tickets required; read more

Alumni News – January 2016

A listing of alumni news posted to our social media outlets during January. Read more.

Khullar Keeping Active

Art History Associate Professor Sonal Khullar has not rested on her laurels since completing her tenure and promotion process a year ago. If anything, her activities have increased. Read more

Faculty Searches

The School of Art + Art History + Design is welcoming applications for three faculty appointments with start dates in September 2016. Please see this post for more information.

Lectures – Art History Faculty Candidates

Four finalists for the position requiring a specialization in Northwest Native American art will be speaking on consecutive Thursdays in January and February. Read more

2015-2016 Scholarship Reception

This event, which honors undergraduate scholarship recipients, is open to all School of Art + Art History + Design undergraduate majors, graduate students, faculty, and staff plus scholarship donors will be invited. Friends and family of scholarship recipients are also welcome.

Publication Grant for Drpić

Art History Professor Ivan Drpić received a $3,000 Kress Foundation grant through the International Center of Medieval Art to aid in the publication of his first book.

Faculty Hires in 2015

The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design is exceedingly pleased to announce the hiring of six new faculty positions: four tenure track positions and two competitive lecturer positions spread among our three divisions.

New SAM Partnership

We are pleased to announce a new agreement between the school and the Seattle Art Museum: current students (registered majors), faculty, and staff of the SoA+AH+D will now receive free admission to both SAM and the Asian Art Museum, and select SAM curators and conservators have joined SoA+AH+D as affiliate faculty.

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