The Department of Art History consists of eleven faculty members whose specializations include the art of the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, from antiquity through contemporary times. We are a methodologically and theoretically diverse department, and each year our permanent faculty is enriched with numerous affiliated and visiting professors, including museum curators and postdoctoral fellows.
Lectures, Openings & Events
Dissertation Defense: Kyle G. Sweeney
Ph.D. candidate Kyle G. Sweeney presents his dissertation entitled "Notre-Dame de Louviers: Architecture and Urban Identity in Late Medieval Normandy"
Jun 29 to Jun 29 | 2-4 p.m. | Herring Hall 126
Katherine Tsanoff Brown Lecture Series: Dr. Robert Nelson, Yale University
Robert Nelson, Robert Lehman Professor in the History of Art at Yale University, will deliver the inaugural lecture in the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Lecture Series
Sep 29 to Sep 29 | 5:00pm | Location TBD
Vital Constitutions: The Appearance of “Health” in History
Rice University’s Department of Art History is delighted to introduce its inaugural graduate conference, Vital Constitutions, which seeks to problematize the nature of “health.”
Oct 13 to Oct 14 | Location TBD