Wen Fong Memorial and Luncheon
April 13, 2019
Please join the Department of Art and Archaeology, the Princeton University Art Museum, and the P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art in celebrating Professor Fong’s life.
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"No Woman's Land": A 1929 Expedition to Mount Athos and Meteora
April 2, 2019
Exhibition and Film Screening
Film Screening, Friday April 5th, 6:30pm, 106 McCormick Hall
Accompanying Exhibition of newly digitized collection located in McCormick Hall outside room 106 and curated by:
Julia Gearhart, Curator, ...
New Expedition Website
March 28, 2019
Assistant Professor of Egyptian Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, Deborah Vischak, announces a new website chronicling the Abydos dig where she serves as co-director alongside NYU senior research scholar, Dr. Matthew Douglas Adams. Please visit
Barr Ferree Fund for Publications Open for Applications
March 1, 2019
The Barr Ferree Fund for Publications is open for applications with a deadline of April 15, 2019. Managed through the department, the Barr Ferree Fund awards subventions to support the publication of books ...
Professor Emeritus, IAS, Irving Lavin dies at 91
February 8, 2019
Irving Lavin, Professor Emeritus, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies (1927-2019).
Art historians mourn inspirational scholar.
Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize
January 23, 2019
Congratulations to Professor Nathan T. Arrington for being awarded the Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize for his article, “Touch and Remembrance in Greek Funerary Art,” in The Art Bulletin, Sept. 2018. CAA awards the Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize each year for the ...
Textile Architecture Graduate Seminar Trip
December 19, 2018
On December 14th, 2018, graduate students of ART 583 left for two days in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a field trip funded by the Department. Participants included Sharif Anous, Angelique Firmalino, Chase Galis, Larissa Guimaraes, Matthew Maldonado, ...
Fall Break Majors Trip to Paris
November 13, 2018
Between October 27 and November 3, junior majors in the Department of Art and Archaeology enjoyed an art-filled week in Paris, thanks to funding from the Department. Participants included Alexa Fishman, Abby Hack, Mariah McVey, Chelsea Peart, Elizabeth Schwartz, Bhavani Srinivas, ...
Hal Foster Launches new book
November 1, 2018
Drawn from talks between celebrated artist Richard Serra and acclaimed art historian Hal Foster held over a fifteen-year period, this volume offers revelations into Serra’s prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working practice. Conversations ...
May 4, 2018
Bridget Alsdorf was honored as the 2017-18 Humanities recipient of the Graduate Mentoring Award sponsored by the University’s Graduate School and the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. This award pays tribute to Princeton faculty who are exemplary in supporting the ...
March 6, 2018
On March 15, Simon Wu ’17 led the audience response to artist and curator Moe Satt’s presentation on the development of performance art in Myanmar. Wu currently serves as a Public Programs Fellow at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Program Coordinator for the Racial ...
Princeton University Undergraduate Journal of Art
February 12, 2018
Sarah Cho ’18 and Sarah Rapoport ’18 have created a new platform for undergraduates. Their online project will provide undergraduates the opportunity to publish scholarly writing and creative work. Submissions will undergo a blind peer review ...
The Sixty-Seventh A. W. Mellon Lectures in The Fine Arts, 2018
February 6, 2018
Hal Foster, Townsend Martin, Class of 1917, Professor of Art and Archaeology will be giving a series of lectures at the National Gallery of Art in Washington
Six-Part Series, Positive ...
October 9, 2017
In spring 2017, Carolyn Yerkes published her first book, Drawing after Architecture: Renaissance Architectural Drawings and Their Reception (Marsilio, 2017). It was the winner ...
ART 468/LAS 468 The Art and Politics of Ancient Maya Courts
November 21, 2016
This interdisciplinary seminar course, cross-listed with Latin American Studies, focuses on the art and politics of ancient Maya courts during the seventh and eighth centuries A.D. During the spring recess registered students will take a study trip to Chiapas, Mexico, paid for ...
Golden Prague Class to Travel to Prague and Brno
November 1, 2016
“Golden Prague”. This city in the center of Europe has become one of the greatest tourist attractions on the continent. In this seminar students will learn why---and also why “golden” also refers to the efforts to make gold by alchemists ...
May 9, 2016
Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu was selected by the faculty of USF to receive the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award for outstanding service to the arts. The College of the Arts, USF, includes the Schools of Architecture and Community Design; Art and Art History; Music; Theater ...
New Certificate in Archaeology
April 26, 2016
The Program in Archaeology is designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary foundation in archaeology—the study of the material remains of the past—and to equip students to use archaeological evidence in other fields of inquiry. The Program offers courses ...
Annabel Wharton to Deliver 2016 Weitzmann Lecture
February 18, 2016
The distinguished art historian Annabel Wharton, William B. Hamilton Professor of Art History at Duke University, will deliver the 2016 Kurt Weitzmann Lecture, “The Agency of Models: Holy Sepulchres, Hagia Sophias, Jerusalems.”
Few art historians have considered ...
Conference to Focus on ISIS and Cultural Heritage Crisis
February 12, 2016
A one-day conference organized by the Department of Art and Archaeology and the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies will focus on ISIS and the Cultural Heritage Crisis of Syria, Iraq, and Yemen.
The rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has caused untold ...