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Art History News

We look forward to safely returning to in-person instruction and activities this autumn quarter. Current and prospective students please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages.
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The Arts Capital Campaign, to fund renovations in the Art and Music Buildings, is progressing. Work in the Art Building begins in late June 2022. Join us in supporting this important project. Read more
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The School of Art + Art History + Design is excited to announce an opportunity for two faculty appointments, one each in the Division of Art (Photo/Media) and Division of Art History (Latin American art). Application deadlines vary. Read more
Jamie Walker
The typical energy and anticipation that comes with the beginning of the academic year was amplified by the joy and trepidation of returning to campus 570 days after classes were shut down on March 9, 2020. The start of the year… Read more
Kollar American Art Lecture Reception, spring 2016
Gifts from our generous donors — individuals, foundations, and organizations — are critical to the success and morale of the School. We are deeply grateful for their support. Join them by selecting one of our top funds for your donation. Read more
Grace Sturlaugson
Three recent scholarship recipients share stories about their journey to the UW, what their scholarships mean to them, and what they’re looking forward to after so long away from campus. Read more
Students in ART 496 hanging an artwork
Each summer quarter, students gather for a class titled Curating Contemporary Art, a Jacob Lawrence Gallery Practicum. Some of the students go on to work as paid interns in the gallery during the following academic year. Read more
Free Materials Library in room 120
A new resource for School students opened this autumn. It contains new and gently used materials and books that students may choose for use in their classes. We welcome donations to the library. Read more
Text that reads Graduate Students of Art History
The Graduate Students of Art History (GSAH) is currently quite active. The student organization has a new website as well as a reading group called Dismantling the Canon, which received Simpson Center funding for this academic year. Read more
2017 Scholarship Reception
The School is proud to share this year's scholarship recipients. This includes awards to incoming freshmen / transfer students as well as those to continuing undergraduate and graduate students in all three divisions. Read more
Jeanette Mills
It is typical for the School to see changes in faculty and staff from one year to the next, but this year was unusual for the number of staff departures. Two moved into higher level positions in other units, and three retired. Read more


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