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Museum Studies Minor - Program Highlights 2021

Museum Studies Associate Director, Deirdre Hennebury, writes on new and exciting initiatives for the program as well as an introduction to Dr. Sanne Ravensbergen.

Michigan Post Office Murals Project

Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Scholar, Michigan Society of Fellows, Michaela Rife writes on the fascinating history of New Deal murals in lower Michigan.

One of the three largest departments of art history in North America with specialists covering every major continent, Michigan has ranked among the top art history doctoral programs nationally. The department traces its origins to 1910, and has been home to some of the most distinguished scholars in the field. In keeping with this long tradition, we encourage interdisciplinary work to take advantage of the University’s great strengths across fields, including anthropology, archaeology, philosophy, film studies, women’s studies, area studies, and law.  

 

One of the department's core goals is to partner with other programs at Michigan and beyond. These partnerships bring History of Art into conversation with other disciplines and enrich our commitment to interdisciplinary study, at the same time fortifying our connection to the University of Michigan community. 

For a full list of partnerships, click here

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