Graduate Student Awards
Department graduate students have received a number of prestigious fellowships for the upcoming year, including awards from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, the Fulbright Program, and the Winterthur Museum. Full listings can be found on the graduate student awards page.
Art Historians Win ACLS Awards
Three members of the department have been awarded prestigious fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies. Professor Huey Copeland received an ACLS Fellowship to support the project "In the Arms of Negress: A Brief History of Modern Artistic Practice," and graduate students Jill Bugajski and Faye Gleisser each received a Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art.
Block Exhibition Opens
The exhibition Drawing the Future: Chicago Architecture on the International Stage, 1900-1925, curated by Professor David Van Zanten, has opened at the Block Museum of Art. The exhibition catalogue features an essay by graduate student Ashley Dunn.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Warnock Lecture: Zainab Bahrani (Columbia University)
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Warnock Lecture: Robert Bagley (Princeton University)
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Warnock Lecture: Kerry James Marshall (Chicago visual artist)
Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago and affiliate faculty member, introduces Professor James Amelang at the Renaissance in Spain symposium.
May 16-17: The Renaissance in Spain
About the Department
Welcome to the Northwestern University Department of Art History. Our faculty is renowned for its interdisciplinary scholarship with particular strengths in the arts of Central and East Asia across centuries, early modern and 19th-century European art and architecture, Modern and Contemporary art and architecture across the globe, and Black Visual Culture in the United States and African Diaspora. Read more
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