Medieval Color Comes to Light
Thursday, December 10, 2015   A new exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke gives visitors a chance to use technology to color ancient statues. Duke computer scientists and art historians created software that projects a multitude of colors onto the sculptures using light from a projector. Lives of Things Project Team Duke University 2014 - 2015... read more about Medieval Color Comes to Light  »

SYMPOSIUM: Apps, Maps, & Models
Monday, November 30, 2015

Digital Pedagogy and Research in Art History, Archeaology and Visual Studies February 22, 2016 • 8:30am—6:30pm Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Sponsored by the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and the Wired! Lab. read more about SYMPOSIUM: Apps, Maps, & Models »

Richard J. Powell named 2016 CAA Distinguished Scholar
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where he has taught since 1989, has been named CAA’s 2016 Distinguished Scholar. A specialist in American art, African American art, and theories of race and representation, Powell will be honored in February during a special session at CAA’s upcoming... read more about Richard J. Powell named 2016 CAA Distinguished Scholar »

Acqua e Cibo a Venezia
Monday, November 9, 2015

Acqua e cibo a Venezia: Storie della laguna e della citta , a Visualizing Venice exhibition in the Ducal Palace, Venice, opened on September 26 and runs through February 2016. Kristin Love Huffman, instructor in Art, Art History & Visual Studies, coordinated the section on banquets, parades, and festivals and contributed the essay, “Banchetti, parate, giochi e feste” to the catalogue. The exhibition vividly illustrates how Venice,... read more about Acqua e Cibo a Venezia »

New Arts Center Approved
Monday, November 9, 2015

In October the Duke Board of Trustees approved a new $50 million arts center, planned for the northeast corner of Anderson Street and Campus Drive, near the Nasher Museum of Art and Duke Gardens. The center will provide space for rehearsal, performance, video production, classroom instruction and other uses. Construction is expected to take two years. The new arts center at Duke is the largest and most recent in a series of university... read more about New Arts Center Approved »

Call for Applicants in Digital and Classic Archaeology
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Post-doc position, Research Associate or Equivalent The DIG@LAB (Digital Digging) at Duke, Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, seeks applicants for a post-doc, a research associate (or equivalent) fellowship focusing on scholarship in digital archaeology - Roman archaeology – and more specifically on the digital reconstruction of the Forum of Trajan in Rome for the Museum of Imperial Fora. Applicants' own research... read more about Call for Applicants in Digital and Classic Archaeology »

Nasher10 Homecoming to feature Lives of Things
Friday, October 2, 2015

October 4, 2015 Nasher Museum of Art 12:00-4:00PMCaroline Bruzelius, Mark Olson, Guillermo Sapiro, Mariano Tepper The Wired! Lab’s Lives of Things, a project co-led by Caroline Bruzelius, Mark Olson, Guillermo Sapiro, and Mariano Tepper, will be featured as part of the Nasher Museum of Art’s Homecoming event Sunday, October 4th, from 12:00-4:00p.m. Over the summer, the Nasher’s permanent exhibition gallery was renovated to... read more about Nasher10 Homecoming to feature Lives of Things »

Oxford Friars virtual reconstruction project featured at excavation event
Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Duke alumnus film about the Oxford Grey and Black Friars by Dr James Knowles (North Carolina State University) recently featured in an "Open Day" exhibit in Oxford to coincide with completion of the new excavations at Greyfriars. The Oxford Friars project virtually reconstructs the medieval... read more about Oxford Friars virtual reconstruction project featured at excavation event »

In Cuba, Duke Visual Arts Professor Connects Politics, Art
Friday, June 5, 2015

Duke's Pedro Lasch gave four U.S. congressmen a private tour of a new exhibit in Havana. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico, speaks during a tour of an art exhibit in Havana. Udall was part of a four-member congressional delegation visiting Cuba. Sen. Al Franken, far right in the photo, attended as well. Photo courtesy of Pedro Lasch.   Duke Art Professor Pedro Lasch offered a private tour of his latest art exhibit to four... read more about In Cuba, Duke Visual Arts Professor Connects Politics, Art »

Thursday, June 4, 2015

STAFF New IT Analyst The department has hired Ernie Burgess as its new IT analyst, succeeding Bill Broom who retired in February. Ernie began work at Duke on Tuesday, May 26. He will be located in the department’s new facilities in Smith Warehouse. Ernie brings to the position ten years of IT experience. He most recently worked as an IT analyst/network administrator for the Franklin County Government in... read more about New IT Analyst »