Center Symposia

Collecting the "Uncollectible": Earth and Site-Specific Sculpture
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 2 – 7 p.m.

For more information, see Center for the History of Collecting: Symposia

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Emerging Scholars Symposia

Above and Beyond: Ceiling Painting in the History of Art
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Call for Papers


Inspired by the special exhibition Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto, this symposium examines the practice of ceiling painting across time and place. Speakers include early-career university and museum professionals, as well as doctoral candidates. A program will be posted closer to the date.

IFA/Frick Symposia

The Symposium on the History of Art took place on Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6, 2019.

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