Department News

Dr. Heather Shirey Awarded Fulbright Terra Foundation Award

April 30, 2015

Dr. Heather Shirey has been awarded the Fulbright Terra Foundation Award in the History of American Art.

Department of Art History is Hiring!

November 26, 2014

Now hiring for full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art History

Student’s Empty Bowls project supports Asmat region

May 8, 2013 / By: Rita Kovtun

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.

Enjoy cookies and cocoa from 1-3 p.m., Friday, December 7th at The Gallery, Anderson Student Center

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.

Art History Speaker Series opens with Dr. Claudia Brown lecture

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.

Julie Risser and Victoria Young are teaching classes this fall for the Selim Center

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.

Master of Art in Art History Students Present Student Research May 18th

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.

Congratulations to the class of 2012

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.

Graduate Research Team Grant awarded to Heather Shirey and Art History Graduate Students

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.