Wednesday, May 8, 2013
When senior justice and peace studies major Sarah Beyer headed an Empty Bowls Project her freshman year to raise money for clean water in Iraq, she didn’t expect to continue the event for three years.
Monday, November 19, 2012
You are invited to enjoy Christmas cookies and cocoa in The Gallery, Anderson Student Center from 1-3 p.m., Friday, December 7th.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Dr. Claudia Brown wil lpresent:: Paintings and Maps of the Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911: A Brief Inquiry into Court Practice and Private Commissions on November 5th, 6:30 inthe O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium. A reception will follow Dr. Brown's lecture.
Friday, August 17, 2012
The Selim Center for Learning in Later Years is offering the opportunities to learn more about the American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas, and a motor-coach trip to Owatonna to isit the Frank Gehry designed Winton Guest House which is located at the Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Congratulations to the Class of 2012 Art History Undergraduates who presented their research at the annual Undergraduate Student Research Forum held May 4th.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Join the faculty and staff from the Art History Department at the annual spring grad forum, Five students will present their research and be honored at a reception following the presentations. Presenting their research are: Alysa Ohland, Nicole Wankel, Ann Bieganek, Rita Rios and Katie Czarniecki Hilll. The event is handicap accessible and open to the public.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Heather Shirey, Sarah Muenster-Blakley and Natalie McMonagle are the receipients of a Graduate Reserch Team Grant Program for their project, Art, Political Memory and Identity in London's Nigerian Diasporo: Yinka Shonibare, Sokari Douglas-Camp and Emamoke Ukeleghe.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Deconstructing Eden: Identity Rediscovered, curated by UST graduate student Natalie Andron McMonagle will run through June 24, 2012. This exhibition is located in The Gallery on the second floor of the Anderson Student Center. Join us on February 23rd at 6:00 p.m. for the reception.
The exhibition features work by Adam Saimas, Eligius Ari, Juliana Asmesin, and Roy Villevoye.
Gallery hours are Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Thurs 10:00 am - 8:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Sat & Sun 12:00 - 4:00 pm.
For more information call 651-962-5512 or visit us on line www.asmat.org.
Monday, March 5, 2012
The University of St. Thomas Art History Department will host its third annual Graduate Reseach Symposium, Generations and Traditions: How Design Moves Forward, on Nov. 15 and 16, 2012. This year we welcome topics that address or problematize the generational passing of traditions and skills in artistic and architectural production.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Art History Department will offer a new course fall 2012. Japanese Art and Pop Culture: From Edo to Now. Rio Saito will teach ARTH 297-01 on Tuesday/Thursday from 8-9:40 a.m. in OEC 203.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Large format book, The Art Museum produced by Phaidon, features three pieces from the St. Thomas collection and contrains chapters written by the American Museum of Asmat Art director, Julie Risser.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
William Barnes will be teaching Aztec Art , ARTH 291-01 this fall. The course is offered MWF, 9:35 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center, room 203. The course fulfills the Fine Arts and Human Diversity requirement.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Three members of the UST Art History faculty are presenting lecture at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Shelly Nordtorp-Madson, Heather Shirey, and Victoria Young. Descriptions of the lectures can be found on the MIA website, www.artsmia.org. Search the calendar and events section and upcoming lectures.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Julie Risser and Elizabeth Kindall will be presenting at the CAA 2011 Annual Meeting held Februry 9th-12th in New York City.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
The Internationalization of Campus through Arts and Activities Committee has published the first of many walking tours of art on campus.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Frank Gehry's Winton Guest House: Design, Build & Relocate? Victoria Young, Associate Professor in the Art History Department, presented this paper at the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO., on April 1, 2010.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
William Barnes presented a paper at the 98th annual CAA meeting in Chicago on Feb. 13. The talk was entitled "The Shape of Mythic Time: Moteuczoma II's Temple Stone and the Apotheosis of Aztec Imperial History" and was in the Association for Latin American Art sponsored session entitled "Between/Beyond Text-Image: Engaging Visual Culture in Mesoamerica and South America."
Monday, February 22, 2010
Craig Eliason, Associate Professor in the Art History Department, presented a talk February 24th at the University of Texas at Austin. Eliason's lecture was part of Design Lecture Series.
Thursday, January 7, 2010
Heather Shirey's article, "Transforming the Orixás. Candomblé in Sacred and Secular Spaces in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil," has been published in the winter 2009 issue of African Arts (volume 42.4, 62-79). For information, go to http://www.mitpressjournals.org/toc/afar/42/4.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded Dr. Julie Risser, Director of the American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas (AMAA@UST), a grant of $6,000 for her "Climate Monitoring and Climate Improvement for Short-term and Long-term Preservation Needs" project.
Monday, November 9, 2009
“Picturing China for an Early American Audience: The 1790-1795 van Braam Albums” is the title of a talk next week by Bruce MacLaren, associate curator of Chinese art at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass.
Friday, September 25, 2009
Visit local college and university art exhibits between 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the sixth- annual college art gallery crawl.
Thursday, September 24, 2009
UST’s Art History Department and the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will co-host the Fourth Annual Student Research Symposium Saturday, Sept. 26.
Monday, September 14, 2009
The University of St. Thomas will hold two information sessions next month for prospective students about its Master of Arts in Art History program.
Monday, September 14, 2009
It’s a truism that “kittens, small children and adults with short attention spans are easily distracted by bright, shiny objects,” said Dr. Michelle Nordtorp-Madson, curator of an exhibit, “Shiny is My Favorite Color,” this fall at the University of St. Thomas.
Monday, August 3, 2009
“Dreams of home in expanding diasporas,” African Arts, Summer 2009. Click on the article to read more.
Monday, June 15, 2009
It’s true. The UST Art History Department and Bike Enthusiasts at St. Thomas (BEAST) are sponsoring a contest to come up with the design for the most creative bicycle helmet.
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
The faculty and staff of the Art History Department invite the university community to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2009 at the Art History Senior Research Symposium.