March 22, 2018

Members of the Art History Club traveled with advisor Prof. Meghen Jones to New York City to attend Asia Week events March 16-18, 2018. The itinerary included viewing art at galleries and auction houses, as well as attending Andreas Marks's lecture “Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture” at Japan Society, and Robert Mowry's lecture "The Other Side of Ding Ware: Black Glazes and a Par...

October 18, 2017

On September 11-12, 2017, the Art History Club traveled to the Yale Center for British Art and the Yale University Art Gallery. They viewed the exhibition "Things of Beauty Growing": British Studio Pottery and attended the Exhibition Opening Conversation "British Studio Pottery: Past, Present, and Future," featuring Clare Twomey, Magdalene Odundo, Simon Olding, Glenn Adamson, and Martina Droth. At...

September 27, 2017

This past summer, Mary McInnes taught two back-to-back summer courses: Contemporary Projects in Art and SILICA: Contemporary Glass and Ceramic Art.

Contemporary Projects in Art is a global survey of recent art practices. For three weeks in May, students investigated critical issues in the contemporary art, rooting these projects in the shifting terrain of the 1960s and 70s when postmodernism and pos...

December 5, 2016

On November 17, 2016, graduate students and undergraduates in the ARTH 400/500 Ceramic Art, Craft and Design: Global Flows seminar, led by Assistant Professor of Art History Meghen Jones, travelled to the Johnson Museum of Cornell University to see exhibitions and study ceramics from the museum's renowned collection. Objects ranged from Song dynasty tea bowls to a platter painted by Pablo Picasso....

October 13, 2016

Twelve members of the Art History Club and the club's faculty adviser Professor Meghen Jones travelled to Toronto on September 30-October 1, 2016 to view exhibitions at the Gardiner Museum, the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Dr. Karine Tsoumis at the Gardiner and Dr. Akiko Takesue at the Royal Ontario Museum shared insights into the histories of the museums and curatorial pra...

June 27, 2016

Students in Mary McInnes' new summer course went to the Glass Art Society's annual conference in Corning for three days in June.  This international conference, funding by the Bernstein Family and the Provost's Office, was a central part of their three-week intensive course on contemporary glass.  

Here are some of their comments after attending the conference:  

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