Rubenstein Arts Center now open
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Grand Opening Party on Sat, Feb 3, 1-4 PM (free; no RSVP required). Explore the Ruby and see upcoming public programs at #theruby #dukearts The Rubenstein Arts Center at Duke is now open for arts events, classes, and more!  Grand Opening Party Saturday, February 3, 1–4 PM (Free; no reservations required) Rubenstein Arts Center... read more about Rubenstein Arts Center now open »

Art History Lecture
Thursday, November 30, 2017

“The Aesthetics of Water: Wellheads, Cisterns, and Fountains in the Venetian Dominion” Patricia Fortini Brown Professor Emeritus, Princeton University 6 PM, Thursday, December 7, 2017 Nasher Museum of Art Duke University Co-sponsored by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, and Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. read more about Art History Lecture »

Visualizing Venice Book
Friday, October 20, 2017

Part of the Routledge Research in Digital Humanities series, edited by Kristin L. Huffman, Andrea Giordano,... read more about Visualizing Venice Book »

de' Barbari Symposium
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Stories about Venice and de’ Barbari’s Marvelous View of 1500   October 12-13, 2017 Nasher Museum of Art Duke University   The symposium, "Stories about Venice and de' Barbari’s Marvelous View of 1500,” was held Thursday, October 12, and Friday, October 13, at the  Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in conjunction with the Nasher exhibition, "A Portrait of... read more about de' Barbari Symposium »

Visiting Artist Series
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Visiting Artist Series Fall 2017 Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies Thursday September 14, 6:30 pm Libia Posada Visual Artist and Surgeon (Visiting Katz Family Fellow, Columbia University) Room A266, Bay 10, Smith Warehouse   Thursday October 12, 6:30 pm Mathias Hinke Social Practice Artist and Composer (Professor, University of the Fine Arts (UdK), Berlin) Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, Ahmadieh Lecture Hall   Thursday October 19, 4:... read more about Visiting Artist Series »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Washington University, St. Louis Alexis Clark (Ph.D. ‘14) has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. There, she will teach undergraduate and graduate courses on global Impressionism and museum history. Clark’s research concentrates on intersections between exhibitions, cultural politics, and narratologies of modern art; these interests inform her book manuscript currently under preparation,... read more about Alumni News: Alexis Clark (Ph.D. ‘14) »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The department welcomes the following new graduate students to our doctoral and master’s programs. Ph.D. in Art History & Visual Culture •Elizabeth Brown •Robin Klaus •Karlee Bergendorff •Soohyun Yoon Ph.D. in Computational Media, Arts & Cultures •Quran Karriem •Rebecca Uliasz M.A. in Digital Art History •Emily Leon M.A. in Computational Media •Kyle Arcand •Shuochun (Nina) Feng •Carolina Iribarren •Jo Kwon •Chang Liu •Vijay Rajkumar •... read more about New Graduate Students 2017 »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

John Taormina, director, Visual Media Center, has been appointed project manager and co-leader of the Art Libraries Society of North America’s (ARLIS/NA) new project, an Annotated Digital Art History Directory. Samantha Deutch, assistant director of the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library, is the other co-leader. ARLIS/NA is a growing, dynamic organization promoting the interests of more than 1,000 members. The... read more about Art Libraries Society of North America »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Paper Hat Game, a collaboration between Raquel Salvatella de Prada, assistant professor of the practice of visual arts, and Torry Bend, associate professor of the practice of theater studies, has been awarded a “Citation of Excellent in the Art of Puppetry” by The American Center of the Union Internationale de la Marionnette. The award was announced during the National Puppetry Festival in Minnesota in July 2017. read more about The Paper Hat Game »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Ellen Sebring, Ph.D., will be joining the department as a post-doctoral associate this year. She was creative director of the Visualizing Cultures project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from its inception in 2002. Her research investigates “visual narrative” as an emerging digital historiographic form that addresses the mass digitization of archives now opening an unprecedented global portal to the past. The research—at the... read more about New Post-doctoral Associate »