Lecture

Intersections: Matthew Suriano, "A Tomb with a View: The Mount of Olives Funerary Monuments Survey"

Absaloms Pillar, photo by Matt Suriano
Time: 
05/08/2019 - 16:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Please join us for a special Intersections, when Matthew Suriano, Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures in Jewish Studies at Maryland, speaks on a long-term project on which he is engaged in the Kidron Valley. The Mount of Olives Funerary Monuments Survey seeks to study tombs located in Jerusalem’s Kidron Valley that date from the 8th century BCE to the 1st century CE. The monolithic tombs prominently marked Jerusalem’s eastern horizon in antiquity.

Intersections: Keats Webb, "Scientific and computational imaging at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute"

Intersections Logo by Chris Cloke
Time: 
04/03/2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Keats WebbPlease join us for a special Intersections, when Keats Webb, Digital Imaging Specialist at the Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute, joins us to discuss her work and expertise with digital imaging methods and processes (think photogrammetry and RTI, among others).

Intersections: Nicola John, "Manila's 'National' Painters: From Luna to Botong"

Juan Luna, "The Blood Compact," 1886, Malacañan Palace
Time: 
03/06/2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Please join us for a special Intersections, when Nicola John of the University of Saint Andrews delivers her talk, "Manila's 'National' Painters: From Luna to Botong."

Carlos "Botong" Francisco, Studies for Blood Compact (Sandugo), 1956 / 1957, Watercolors on paper, 50.5 x 76 cm (20 x 30 in)

Social Justice Day Event: Cassandra Michaud, "Making Space for Archaeology: Digital Public Interpretation at the Josiah Henson Site and Museum"

Josiah Henson House seen from the side and back
Time: 
04/11/2019 - 15:30 to 17:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

As part of Social Justice Day, the Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture and Department of Art History and Archaeology are proud to sponsor and host a two part event, a Freedmen's Bureau Transcribe-a-Thon and this lecture, "Making Space for Archaeology: Digital Public Interpretation at the Josiah Henson Site and Museum," which will be delivered by Cassandra Michaud, Montgomery Parks Senior Archaeologist who is leading a transformation of the Henson House ahead of its planned re-opening l

Middle Atlantic Symposium: Graduate Student Papers

National Gallery of Art - West Building entrance
Time: 
03/02/2019 - 10:30 to 16:00
Location: 
West Building Auditorium, National Gallery of Art

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland and the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art have jointly sponsored the Middle Atlantic Symposium in the History of Art since 1971.  The Symposium offers an opportunity not only for advanced graduate students to present their research to the public, but also to bring together the academic and museum communities in the greater Washington area.

GAHA Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture: Dr. J.P. Park, "The Anxiety of Influence: (Mis)Reading Chinese Art in Late Choson Korea (1650-1800)"

Time: 
02/27/2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Please join members of the Graduate Art History Association (GAHA) at their annual Distinguished Speaker Series event, when Dr. J. P.

Get on the Bus (to the Phillips Collection, that is) May 9

UMD Phillips connection sign
Time: 
05/09/2019 - 17:30 to 20:30
Location: 
The Stamp Union Bus Slip

This spring, spend Thursday evenings exploring modern and contemporary art at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC! As part of the University of Maryland─Phillips partnership, admission to the Phillips is now free for all UMD students, faculty, and staff, and a 40-seat shuttle bus offers complimentary, round-trip transportation from the heart of campus to the Phillips every Thursday evening (except Spring Break) from January 31 through May 9, 2019.

Departs: The Stamp bus slip @ 5:30 pm
Returns: The Phillips Collection main entrance, 1600 21st Street @ 8:30 pm

Get on the Bus (to the Phillips Collection, that is) May 2

UMD Phillips connection sign
Time: 
05/02/2019 - 17:30 to 20:30
Location: 
The Stamp Union Bus Slip

This spring, spend Thursday evenings exploring modern and contemporary art at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC! As part of the University of Maryland─Phillips partnership, admission to the Phillips is now free for all UMD students, faculty, and staff, and a 40-seat shuttle bus offers complimentary, round-trip transportation from the heart of campus to the Phillips every Thursday evening (except Spring Break) from January 31 through May 9, 2019.

Departs: The Stamp bus slip @ 5:30 pm
Returns: The Phillips Collection main entrance, 1600 21st Street @ 8:30 pm

Get on the Bus (to the Phillips Collection, that is) April 25

UMD Phillips connection sign
Time: 
04/25/2019 - 20:30
Location: 
The Stamp Union Bus Slip

This spring, spend Thursday evenings exploring modern and contemporary art at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC! As part of the University of Maryland─Phillips partnership, admission to the Phillips is now free for all UMD students, faculty, and staff, and a 40-seat shuttle bus offers complimentary, round-trip transportation from the heart of campus to the Phillips every Thursday evening (except Spring Break) from January 31 through May 9, 2019.

Departs: The Stamp bus slip @ 5:30 pm
Returns: The Phillips Collection main entrance, 1600 21st Street @ 8:30 pm

Get on the Bus (to the Phillips Collection, that is) April 18

UMD Phillips connection sign
Time: 
04/18/2019 - 17:30 to 20:30
Location: 
The Stamp Union Bus Slip

This spring, spend Thursday evenings exploring modern and contemporary art at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC! As part of the University of Maryland─Phillips partnership, admission to the Phillips is now free for all UMD students, faculty, and staff, and a 40-seat shuttle bus offers complimentary, round-trip transportation from the heart of campus to the Phillips every Thursday evening (except Spring Break) from January 31 through May 9, 2019.

Departs: The Stamp bus slip @ 5:30 pm
Returns: The Phillips Collection main entrance, 1600 21st Street @ 8:30 pm

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