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Major In Art History
Minor In Art History
Minor in Architectural History
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Tess Kutasz Christensen
Special Topics Courses Spring 2017
Heather McCune Bruhn
Sarah K. Rich
Elizabeth Bradford Smith
Elizabeth J. Walters
Dana Carlisle Kletchka
Jan Keene Muhlert
Randy J. Ploog
Joyce Henri Robinson
Adam M. Thomas
Kristi Ann Wormhoudt
Roland E. Fleischer
Charlotte M. Houghton
Jeanne Chenault Porter
Faculty/Staff News Archive
Dickson Memorial Lecture Series
Visual Resources Centre
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Alumni Award Winners
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Papers in Art History
Art History Friday Afternoon Tea
Curating and Creating
Cutler in China
Heather McCune Bruhn teaching in Special Collections
New Art History Graduate Students 2016
Art History Faculty and Staff
The Department of Art History at Penn State offers at the undergraduate level the
B.A. degree in art history
and two minors: the
minor in art history
interdisciplinary minor in architectural history
The Department offers graduate programs of study leading to the
degrees in art history.
Interviews with Recent Alumni Award Winners
Dr. Craig Zabel, Associate Professor of Art History, presents a a lecture, “Victorian Era Houses in America,” at the Old House Fair, The Match Factory, Bellefonte, Pa., April 29, 2017.
Richard Pencek, presents a lecture, “Nineteenth Century Interiors,” at the Old House Fair, The Match Factory, Bellefonte, Pa., April 29, 2017. He will also be giving this talk at the Mifflinburg Historical Society on July 14, 2017.
Dr. Amara Solari presents "Where the Streets Have No Name: Racialized Urbanism in Mérida, Yucatan” at the Inaugural Penn State Latin American Studies Symposium April 14th
Dr. Heather McCune Bruhn, Instructor of Art History, presents a lecture on “Virtuous Women in Western Art,” at the David Owlsey Museum, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, April 12, 2017.
Dr. William J. Dewey, associate professor of art history, will be giving one of the 2017 Bartow Speakers Series Lectures, "Of Blacksmiths and Kings:Forging Meaning in African Iron Arts," at Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, Michigan) 4/10/17
Dr. Sarah K. Rich, presented “What’s Your Pleasure, Mr. Olitski?” in a Workshop on “Rethinking Color Field: Aspects of Painting and Criticism in the 1960s,” at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, March 2, 2017
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Andrea L. Middleton, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been awarded a Graduate Student Summer Residency for Summer 2017 in the Institute for the Arts & Humanities, Penn State.
Janet Purdy, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been selected to be a Graduate Student Resident in the new Humanities Institute, Penn State, spring 2018.
Elizabeth Petersen, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been selected to be a Graduate Student Resident in the new Humanities Institute, Penn State, spring 2018.
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2017 Art History Alumni Award Winner Dr. Marshall N. Price ('97 M.A.) will lecture on "Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush" Monday, April 24
Dr. Marshall N. Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
Apr 24 2017 - 5:00pm
Faculty Search: The Department of Art History seeks a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Early Modern Art.
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