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Art History


Update: Campo Rosillo lecture now available on Polk Museum's podcast

Alba Campo Rosillo's lecture on the portraits of James Knox Polk painted by George Peter Alexander Healy, originally delivered at the President James K. Polk Home and Museum on Oct. 27, 2020, is now available on the Polk’s America podcast.

Vause joins 'Drinking with Historians' webcast

Doctoral candidate Rachael Vause has been appointed as the research assistant for "Drinking with Historians," a bi-weekly webcast sponsored by Virginia Tech.

McGee curates David Driskell exhibition

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

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