Dear History of Art and Museum Studies graduates...
Although we cannot celebrate with you in person, we would be remiss if we didn't highlight your accomplishments in a meaningful way. You have all worked incredibly hard, and the entire faculty and administration are proud of your achievements and how well you've represented the field of History of Art and Museum Studies. Many opportunities now lie ahead of you, and your grasp on the skills cultivated by studying History of Art is only to your benefit in our ever-changing and visually dynamic world.
Remember, wherever you go, Forever Go Blue.
2021 History of Art Commencement Address
With remarks from...
Christiane Gruber, Department Chair of History of Art
Howard Lay, Director of Undergraduate Studies of History of Art
Deirdre L.C. Hennebury, Associate Director of the Museum Studies Program
Lihong Liu, Sally Michelson Davidson Assistant Professor of Chinese Arts and Cultures
Brendan McMahon, Associate Professor of History of Art
History of Art Majors
History of Art Minors
Museum Studies Minors
Molly Rose Powers
2021 Undergraduate Henry P. Tappan Award Winners
The award for Academic Excellence in the History of Art is determined on the basis of overall academic performance.
The award for Outstanding Performance in the History of Art Honors Program is intended for an Honors major whose senior thesis and general academic performance are deemed to be outstanding.
The award for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Studies is reserved for a History of Art major whose work has successfully sought to analyze the visual materials of diverse peoples and cultures.
The award for Outstanding Service to the History of Art Community is to be presented to a student who has volunteered enthusiastic service to the Department, to fellow students, and to the University.
The award for Excellence in Museum Studies recognizes a student who has excelled in the Museum Studies minor, and who has demonstrated a sustained interest in museum-based research, curatorial practices, and museum education programs.
History of Art Challenge
This year, for something a little extra, we asked students to send us their recreations of a work of art, whatever that meant to them. Click through the slideshow to see all submissions. Thanks to everyone who sent something in, we love to see these!
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