Art & Activism students curate Union Gallery exhibition

May 03, 2023

Currently on through May 20 at Union Gallery: check out Creating Desire Lines: Pathways to a Counter Education, the exhibition curated by the students of ARTH 420/868: Art and Activism.

Art Conservation alumna wins two awards from American Institute for Conservation

Apr 24, 2023

Congratulations to Queen's Master of Art Conservation alumna Sally Gunhee Kim (M.A.C. '19), who is the recipient of not one, but two awards from the American Institute for Conservation!

Dr. Aaron Shugar appointed Bader Chair in Art Conservation

Apr 19, 2023

As Bader Chair, Dr. Shugar will help the Queen's Master of Art Conservation program establish a fifth stream of study, adding analytical imaging to the current streams: conservation of paper, paintings, objects, and conservation science.

Art History Professor Emeritus Pierre du Prey co-authors award-winning book

Apr 17, 2023

Congratulations to Queen's Art History Professor Emeritus Pierre du Prey, whose work with Anatole Tchikine on "Francesco Ignazio Lazzari's Discrizione della villa pliniana: Visions of Antiquity in the Landscape of Umbria" received the 2023 Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award!

Queen's Art History in London!

Apr 17, 2023

Queen's Art History had significant representation at the 2023 annual Association for Art History conference, held at University College London! 

Art History Prof. Ron Spronk organizes international Jherinomus Bosch conference

Apr 11, 2023

Speaking at this year's conference are Queen's Art History Ph.D. candidate Astrid Hobill -- on "Pieter Coecke as Intermediary: Inserting the link between Bosch and Bruegel" -- and alumna Marie-Eve Lafontaine (B.A., Art History) -- on "Connoisseurship and attribution: the Haywain"

Congratulations, Art History 3-Minute Thesis competitors!

Mar 17, 2023

These five students participate in the Queen's University-wide 3MT competition finals on March 22, 2023. Congratulations to our amazing students!

Department Head Norman Vorano interviewed on "The Unfinished Print" podcast

Mar 17, 2023

The latest episode of Andre Zadoroznky's popular podcast, The Unfinished Print -- a deep dive about the art of Japanese woodblock printing or mokuhanga -- features an interview with Dr. Norman Vorano, Head of the Department of Art History & Art Conservation.

Art History Ph.D. student awarded SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Mar 16, 2023

Ph.D. student Béatrice Cloutier-Trepanier has been awarded a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, to continue her research on American painter Lee Lozano.

New Art Conservation-Classics exhibition to go up at Kingston City Hall

Mar 16, 2023

Starting April 5, 2023, the new exhibition Antiquities Through Modern Eyes is presented at Kingston City Hall.

Gallery: Pamela H. Smith's hands-on workshop with Art History and Art Conservation grad students

Mar 09, 2023

From March 2-3, 2023, the Department of Art History and Art Conservation welcomed Pamela H. Smith, Seth Low Professor of History and Director of the Center for Science and Society at Columbia University, for a weekend of events co-sponsored with the Department of History.

New immersive undergraduate course offered jointly by Departments of History and Art History & Art Conservation

Feb 24, 2023

The Departments of History and Art History & Art Conservation are jointly offering a new, immersive course available to undergraduate students in the 2023 Summer Term: From Confinement to Cultural Heritage: Digital Preservation and the History of Kingston Penitentiary.