ARHA 325 students travel to Rome and Florence

Students in Prof. Nadja Aksamija’s seminar Eloquent Forms: Topics in Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture went on a 12-day, faculty-led study trip to Rome and Florence over spring break (March 9-21, 2024). Some of the highlights in Rome included the Capitoline Museums and the Roman Forum, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, the Villa Borghese, … Read more

Senior Talks in the History of Art ’24

Art History Majors Olivia Andrews ’24, Bailey Chapin ’24, Emma Flaherty ’24 and Sabrina Tian ’24 recently presented their Senior Talks in the History of Art to a packed Boger 112. This was the students’ final public presentation based on their completed theses, which all received High Honors. We thank you for your incredible work … Read more

2024 Paoletti Travel Research Fellowships Announced!

The Art History Program is pleased to announce four Art History majors will be receiving the John T. Paoletti Travel Research Fellowship, which is awarded yearly to members of the junior class. Valerie Gottridge ’25, Emily Petersdorf ’25 & Sophie Raiskin-Wood ’25 The purpose of the fellowship is to fund research related to an honors … Read more

Career Panel with Art History Alumni – 04.02.24

Wesleyan graduates Maya Hayda ‘21, Rachel Rosin ‘19, Riley Richards ‘21 and Mim Pomerantz ‘23 recently joined us for a Career Panel discussion, moderated by members of the Art History Majors Committee; Bailey Chapin ’24 and Emma Flaherty ’24. This was a unique and exciting opportunity for students to hear from and speak with Alumni … Read more

ARHA Seniors Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

EMMA FLAHERTY ’24 & SPENCER KLINK ’24 The Art History Program is proud to announce that seniors Emma Flaherty and Spencer Klink have been elected into Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Spring 2024. They will be honored at an induction ceremony on Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. in the Memorial … Read more

Honors Theses Spring Colloquium – 02.22.24

Art History honors candidates recently presented the spring installment of their senior colloquium. This is a critical time for our seniors to receive feedback and guidance from their peers and faculty as they move to finalize their theses. Olivia Andrews ’24 “The Emergence of Cape Verdean Visual Culture After Independence” Since the fall colloquium, I … Read more

Honors Theses Fall Colloquium – 10.19.23

Seniors seeking honors in Art History recently participated in the Honors Theses Fall Colloquium. This was an important opportunity for them to share their early project research and receive constructive feedback and guidance from their peers and faculty. Read on to learn about these impressive projects and mark your calendars for the Honors Theses Spring … Read more