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.

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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.

Exhibit – Factory Showroom: Industry

Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Bldg
October 15 – November 15, 2014

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 Library moved into room 120 of the Art Building in the late 1960s and expanded into room 122 sometime in the 1980s. Many alumni will remember the inhospitable front door of the Slide Library with its sign that said “Faculty Use Only.” While that policy changed later, many students were afraid to open the door and see what was inside.

Growing PhDs

Several of the Art History PhD students and candidates have been busy writing articles, participating in fellowships, presenting papers, and more.

New Faces in 2014

Four new staff have joined us this year, and two new faculty are here for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Mad Campus: discover art in unexpected places

MadArt’s newest free public art exhibit, consisting of 12 large-scale works, will be on the UW campus from Sep 13 – Oct 25. Many of the artists are our alumni; students, faculty, and staff have also been involved.

Christopher Ozubko Endowed Graduate Support Fund

We are delighted to announce that, in honor of Professor Christopher Ozubko’s 18-year tenure as Director of the SoA+AH+D, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends have come together to establish an endowment…

Art History: 2 PhDs + 3 MAs

Five students in the Division of Art History completed their graduate degrees between Summer Quarter 2013 and Spring Quarter 2014. Below is a list of their theses and dissertations.

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