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​Welcome to the department of

Art History​




Johnson wins Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize

Doctoral candidate Gabriella Johnson traveled to London this month to receive the 2020 Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize and present her award-winning paper on catoptric anamorphosi.

November 18, 2021 Graduate Student Lecture Series

Cécile Fromont: Carlos Julião: Painting the Portuguese Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century

Featured on PBS NewsHour: David Driskell exhibition curated by McGee

McGee, who guest curated, spent years organizing the exhibition, selecting approximately 60 paintings and works on paper with dates ranging from 1953 to 2011.



Michele Frederick

Associate Curator of European Art, North Carolina Museum of Art

Emily Casey

Assistant Professor of Art History, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

Vivien Barnett

Curatorial Assistant, Maryland Center for History and Culture

Nicole Cook

Project Coordinator for Academic Partnerships, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Kristin Wittman

Senior Financial Reporting Analyst, University of Pennsylvania

Anna Marley

Curator of Historical American Art and Director of the Center for the Study of the American Artist at PAFA

Kelly Baum

Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Elisabeth Berry Drago

Public History Fellow, Science History Institute

Jennifer Stettler Parsons

Assistant Curator, Florence Griswold Museum

Joy Deibert

Senior Press Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Kristel Smentek

Associate Professor of History, Theory and Criticism, Department of Architecture, MIT

Megan Kuck

Owner and Lead Artisan, Moderncity + Main; Academic Advisor and Instructor, University of Delaware

Amanda Shields

Associate Registrar, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Franklin Kelly

Deputy Director and Chief Curator, National Gallery of Art
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