Why Study Art History?
In Art History, we study the art and architecture of cultures around the world and across millennia. We take a variety of approaches to our
Chicago Objects Study InitiativeFunded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. COSI provides graduate students with training in object-based research with the Art Institute of Chicago.
Warnock GiftThe Liz Warnock Gift to Art History provides generous funds to support an array of programming in the department
News & Events
Prof. Robert Bird (University of Chicago), husband and collaborator of Prof. Christina Kiaer, who has worked with a number of our graduate students, passed away on Labor Day
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Online
“The Shifting Notions of National Identity in Nineteenth-Century American Architecture Debates" In the past, architectural historians h...
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM, Online
The Department Colloquium with Stephen Eisenman, “Francis Bacon: The Animal That is Not One,” and Talia Shabtay, "'So That We Could Und...
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Online
Department of Art History Department Meeting