What’s Happening


Vail Artist Rona Yefman
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
6:30 PM

Artist Rona Yefman visiting Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30pm in Knapp Performance Space.

Date: March 8, 2017
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Dr. Clark's article on the Musée du Luxembourg's botched acquisition of a painting by Toulouse-Lautrec appears in this month's “The Burlington Magazine.”

Date: March 1, 2017

In early February, Dr. Alexis Clark co-convened the panel “Putting History Painting into a New Perspective: Art in Latin America, 1821-1900.”

Date: February 3, 2017


childe hassamview of the thames

Dr. Alexis Clark announces her organization of the conference 'Writing Impressionism Into and Out of Art History, 1874-Today.'

Date: December 19, 2016
Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) has awarded Denison University a Global Crossroads Initiative/Mellon Foundation Grand Challenge grant.

Date: November 29, 2016
Roger Fry image

Dr. Clark published “Potted Histories: The Omega Workshops Adverts Campaign in The Burlington Magazine” as part of The Burlington Magazine Index Blog.

Date: November 29, 2016
Musée d’Orsay (Paris) exhibit

Dr. Clark publishes review of the Musée d’Orsay (Paris) exhibit “Le Douanier Rousseau: L’innocence archaïque” in Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide.

Date: November 11, 2016

Dr. Alexis Clark coordinated the Southeastern College Art Conference panel 'An Education: Teaching Art and Art History in the Nineteenth-Century.'

Date: November 4, 2016
Nannette V. Maciejunes
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
4:30 PM

Denison alum Nannette V. Maciejunes '75, will be giving a talk in the Bryant Arts Center.

Date: November 3, 2016
people that met at the Museu Picasso Barcelona

Two Denison Art History alums meet at the Museu Picasso Barcelona - another improbable Denison connection.

Date: October 25, 2016
world city art poster

Prof. Joanna Grabski received the Millard Meiss Publication Award for her book, “Art World City: The Creative Economy of Artists and Urban Life in Dakar.”

Date: August 3, 2016

Joy Sperling and the Enchanted State.

Date: July 12, 2016

Doctoral candidate Karly Etz '13 studies the diversity of body art.

Date: June 24, 2016


Updates about faculty research and development

Date: November 3, 2015
Joseph Gaï Ramaka
Monday, November 9, 2015
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Karmen Geï, Film Screening and Discussion

Date: October 21, 2015
Senior Symposium
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Senior Symposium and Keynote Speaker, Dr. Shannen Hill

Date: April 17, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
6:00 PM

The Department of Art History and Visual Culture welcomes artist Jude Tallichet for an artist’s talk.

Date: April 8, 2015
"Tchotchke" at Gund Gallery - Image 1

TCHOTCHKE: Mass-Produced Sentimental Objects in Contemporary Art. Co-curated by Joy Sperling, Professor, AHVC, and Gallery Director Natalie Marsh.

Date: February 18, 2015


Joanna Grabski, professor of art history, and her recent scholarship on Dakar, Senegal.

Date: December 5, 2014

Rachel Gelenius '08, a second-year MFA candidate at UC Davis, has been awarded a residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.

Date: November 25, 2014
Senior Symposium Image
Thursday, November 13, 2014 to Friday, November 14, 2014

Symposium, Exhibition and Screening

Date: October 27, 2014
Artist Laura Letinsky
Thursday, October 23, 2014
6:30 PM

Artist Talk on Thursday, October 23

Date: October 21, 2014
David Woodyard, Julia Milano, Joy Sperling, & Karl Sandin - 2014 Senior Symposium
Senior Symposium

Each year, graduating majors present abstracts of their senior research and thesis. 

Date: May 14, 2014


24th Annual Senior Symposium
Saturday, April 20, 2013

April 20, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Date: May 8, 2013
Patrick McNaughton, 2013 Symposium Speaker

Patrick McNaughton, “Understanding Awesome Masks: The Ingredients of an Impressive History”

Date: May 7, 2013