Fall 2017

And now....the Long Winter's Nap!

Winter's Nap Meme with a snowy landscape
Time: 
12/22/2017 - 09:00 to 01/03/2018 - 09:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

The Collaboratory and the Department are going into a bit of hibernation. Enjoy a well-earned winter's rest, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Final Exams

ELF meme - "what's a Finals Week? I Want One"
Time: 
12/13/2017 - 08:00 to 12/19/2017 - 17:00
Location: 
Department of Art History and Archaeology

Good luck on finals students! We are pulling for you!

Intersections: Amanda Chen, "Sibi et Suis: Agency, Hybridization, and the Tomb of Eumachia"

Tomb of Eumachia - base
Time: 
12/11/2017 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Please join us for a special Intersections, in which Amanda Chen will rehearse her talk "Sibi et Suis: Agency, Hybridization, and the Tomb of Eumachia," for an upcoming talk at the Archaeological Institute of American annual meeting, this year in Boston (January 4-7). Your vauable feedback surely will be appreciated and will help Amanda apply the fine polish to her arguments.

 

Undergraduate Study Break!

Study Break with Cats poster
Time: 
12/07/2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

The Phillips Collection, Creative Voices DC: Panel Discussion of "Laid, Placed, and Arranged"

Laid, Placed, and Arranged exhibition graphic
Time: 
11/09/2017 - 18:30 to 20:00
Location: 
University of Maryland Center for Art and Knowledge

Join artists Hiroyuki HamadaFrancie HesterEllington Robinson, and Wilfredo Valladares, along with exhibition curator and moderator Taras W. Matla, as they discuss their contributions to the exhibition Laid, Placed, and Arranged, on view now through December 8, 2017, at the University of Maryland Art Gallery.

Special Phillips Shuttle - Artists of Conscious

UMD Phillips Shuttle image
Time: 
11/04/2017 - 13:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Stamp Union Bus Stop

On November 4, a special shuttle will run from University of Maryland's campus to the Phillips Collection for their Artists of Conscience event featuring Sanford Biggers and Fatimah Asghar. The shuttle will depart the Stamp Bus Slip at 1pm.

The Collaboratory Presents: Online Teaching, Best Practices and How Tos

Cartoon about teaching online
Time: 
11/08/2017 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

The Collaboratory is kicking off a new program series this semester, The Collaboratory Presents, which will tackle how technology can address some of the concerns common to the fields of art history and archaeology. 

Sunday Lecture: Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr. and Adriaan Waiboer, "Introduction to the Exhibition—Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry"

Johannes Vermeer, "The Lacemaker," c.1670-1671, The Louvre, Paris (detail)
Time: 
10/22/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Location: 
East Building Auditorium, National Gallery of Art

Join Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., curator of Northern Baroque Painting at the National Gallery of Art, and member of the faculty in our Department, as he and Adriaan Waiboer, Head of Collections and Research at the National Gallery of Ireland, celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry." Following the lecture will be a book signing. 

Don't miss it!

GAHA Meeting #2

Time: 
10/18/2017 - 13:30 to 14:30
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

GAHA (Graduate Art History Association) will hold its second meeting of the fall semester. All graduate students in the department are welcome.

Animated Art History GIF Contest!

James Kerr Selfie GIF from http://scorpiondagger.tumblr.com/
Time: 
10/11/2017 - 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Join us for a fun hour of animated GIF making, with the top vote-getter winning a fun prize! Attend the Photoshop workshop before-hand to get some important pointers, and check out James Kerr's Scorpion Tumbler ( http://scorpiondagger.tumblr.com/ ) for some inspiration!

What will you come up with?

 

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