IFA-Frick Symposium on the History of Art

The Frick Collection and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University jointly sponsor the annual Symposium on the History of Art for graduate students in the northeastern United States. Speakers are nominated by their doctoral programs to present original research in any field of art history.

The 2024 Symposium will be presented on Friday, April 5, both onsite at the Institute of Fine Arts's James B. Duke House and livestreamed via Zoom. Live captioning will be provided on Zoom. 

Details and Registration

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Historic information relating to the Symposium may be found in our Archives

Digital Art History Symposia

Technological Revolutions and Art History: A Four-Part Symposium, 2020-21
Searching Through Seeing: Optimizing Computer Vision Technology for the Arts, 2018

Emerging Scholars Symposia

Above and Beyond: Ceiling Painting in the History of Art, 2019 
Wider Worlds: Art and Audience under the Spanish Crown, 2018 
Negotiating Art and Narrative, 2017
Full Circle: The Medal in Art History, 2017
Furniture and Domestic Interior, 2017 
Art and War: New Perspectives, 2016 
Local Heroes: Artists and the Importance of Place, 2013