The Department of Art History and Archaeology is committed to developing strong relationships and partnerships with leading cultural institutions in the local D.C. metro area and beyond.
Partnerships include the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (National Gallery of Art), the Phillips Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, Riverdale House Museum, and Philadelphia Symposium in the History of Art.
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA)
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) is a research institute that fosters study of the production, use, and cultural meaning of art, artifacts, architecture, urbanism, photography, and film for the National Gallery of Art. Since 1971, the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art has been in partnership with the department of art history and archaeology at the University of Maryland to present the Middle Atlantic Symposium in the History of Art.Middle Atlantic Symposium in the History of Art
The University of Maryland Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection is the expansion of the Center for the Study of Modern Art—the museum’s nexus for academic work, scholarly exchange, and innovative interdisciplinary collaborations.Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection
Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is a museum in Washington, D.C., part of the Smithsonian Institution. Together with its branch museum, the Renwick Gallery, SAAM holds one of the world's largest and most inclusive collections of art, from the colonial period to the present, made in the United StatesSmithsonian American Art Museum
Riversdale House Museum
"Some of the finest paintings ever in America"
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the exhibition at Riversdale of the Stier collection of art, which contained 63 paintings by European artists such as Anthony van Dyck, Jan Brueghel, and Peter Paul Rubens, historian Susan Pearl sat down with Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., curator at the National Gallery of Art and professor of Art History at the University of Maryland, to discuss the significance of this collection.Learn more about the Riverdale House Museum.
Philadelphia Symposium in the History of Art
The Philadelphia Symposium in the History of Art is a graduate student conference co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The museum administers collections containing over 240,000 objects including major holdings of European, American and Asian origin.Philadelphia Museum of Art