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Past Events

May 6, 2021

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Lunchtime Lecture: (Re) Action Exhibition Talk

May 6, 2021 at 12:15pm1:00pm EDT

Syracuse University Art Museum

Join Associate Professor Sascha Scott and guest student curators as they discuss the current exhibition (Re)Action: Art, Politics, and Social Critique in the United States

May 5, 2021

Nina Eidsheim

Art and Music Histories Colloquium: Dismantling the Panopticon Ear

May 5, 2021 at 10:00am11:00am EDT

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The Department of Art and Music Histories in the College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to welcome Nina Eidsheim professor of musicology at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Nina is also the…

April 28, 2021

Cultural site in Mosul

Art and Music Histories Colloquium: Protecting Culture in Conflict: The Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative

April 28, 2021 at 10:00am11:00am EDT

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The Department of Art and Music Histories in the College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Cori Wegener, Director, Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative for a virtual talk. The Smithsonian has always…

April 17, 2021

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Carrying the Thick Present: Alterations of Perception

April 17, 2021 at 3:00pm4:00pm EDT

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Join graduating Carrying the Thick Present exhibiting artists and College of Visual and Performing Artist MFA Studio Arts candidates Matthew Apol, and Ayesha Rumi, and Cady Spencer for an artist…

April 16, 2021

A&S Alumni Academy with illustrations of a test tube, 150th anniversary logo and an open book

A&S Alumni Academy- Picturing the Italian Renaissance: Woman Artists, Images, and Patrons

April 16, 2021 at 4:00pm5:00pm EDT

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Did women have a Renaissance? The answer is a resounding yes, but only relatively recently have scholars begun to explore in depth the relationship between women and the visual culture of the Italian…

April 9, 2021

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Women and the Nude in Renaissance Art, 1500-1650

April 9, 2021 at 3:00pm4:30pm EDT

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Focusing on women and erotic mythology in Renaissance art, Dr. Sheila Barker (Medici Archive Project) draws from an essay she wrote for a forthcoming catalogue for “Mythological Passions: From…

April 8, 2021

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(Re)Action: Art, Politics, and Social Critique in the United States

April 8, 2021May 24, 2021 EDT

Shaffer Art Building, Syracuse University Art Museum

This exhibition draws from the Syracuse University Art Museum’s rich collection of art that critically engages with social and political issues. Over the last several years, protest movements like…

abstract print of a child and an animal. Both are drawn organically and have colors of red, blue, green, and yellow

Days of Future Passed: Children in World Art

April 8, 2021May 24, 2021 EDT

Shaffer Art Building, Syracuse University Art Museum

The exhibition focuses on the portrayal of children in world art over the centuries, ranging from their depiction in seventeenth-century Dutch prints, to nineteenth-century Japanese photographs, to…

March 26, 2021

Cover of new book by Amanda Eubanks Winkler

Book Talk: Music, Dance, and Drama in Early Modern English Schools

March 26, 2021 at 4:00pm5:00pm EDT

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Dympna Callaghan, the William Safire Professor of Modern Letters and University Professor in the Department of English and professor Amanda Eubanks Winkler from the Department of Art and Music…

March 21, 2021

Chinese, Rose Medallion Cup and Saucer, 19th century, porcelain, Everson Museum of Art; Gift of Mary and Paul Brandwein, 1997.6.111

Tea, Chit-Chat, and the Problem of Politeness

March 21, 2021 at 2:00pm3:00pm EDT

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Come explore the world of tea with Romita Ray, associate professor of art history in the Department of Art and Music Histories in the College of Arts and Sciences. What did the tea table look like in…

March 18, 2021

Terri Lyne Carrington (photo by John Watson)

The Waiting Game: Social Science Music in Turbulent Times

March 18, 2021 at 7:00pm8:30pm EDT

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The Department of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences is delighted to announce that multiple Grammy award-winning drummer, producer, educator, and Founder and Artistic…

March 2, 2021

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Lunchtime Lecture: Looking Back, Looking Forward

March 2, 2021 at 12:15pm1:00pm EST

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Join Department of Art and Music Histories graduate students Kathryn Hill G’21 and Tyler Valera G’21, curators of the virtual exhibition “Looking Back, Looking Forward: American…

February 23, 2021

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Lunchtime Lecture: As They Were, Berenice Abbott’s Queer Parisian Portraiture

February 23, 2021 at 12:15pm1:00pm EST

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Join Department of Art and Music Histories graduate student Mary Bedell G’21, curator of the virtual exhibition As They Were: Berenice Abbott’s Queer Parisian Portraiture, 1921- 1929, for a…

January 21, 2021

Orange Experiences

Orange Experience: Tastes, Traditions and Trends of Tea

January 21, 2021 at 6:00pm7:00pm EST

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January can bring gray, bitter cold days and long, chilly nights, so it’s no surprise that it’s National Hot Tea Month! Learn about the history of tea and explore its variety of leaves, health…

December 4, 2020

Flier for Florence Symposium 2020

34th Annual Symposium – Florence Graduate Program in Italian Renaissance Art

December 4, 2020 at 1:00pm4:00pm EST

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You are cordially invited to the 34th Annual Syracuse University Florence Graduate Symposium. Register for the virtual event. Program: Introductions Session I: The Sacred and the Secular in…

November 7, 2020

drawing of a woman slaying the virus

COVID and the Future of Mithila Art

November 7, 2020 at 9:30am11:00am EST

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Join four Indian artists representing various aspects of the artist community discuss the effects of COVID-19 on Mithila Art, both artistically and financially for the future of a community that…

October 7, 2020

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Lunchtime Lecture: Perceptions of Power

October 7, 2020 at 12:15pm1:00pm EDT

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Join Kate Hill G’21, collections assistant and co-curator of the exhibition Being Human: Portraits from the Permanent Collection, as she examines the combination of three works an highlights a…

September 25, 2020

building in Florence

Florence as it Was: Digital Art History in a COVID World

September 25, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm EDT

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George Bent, the Sidney Gause Childress Professor in the Arts at Washington & Lee University will deliver a Zoom lecture on “Florence as it Was: Digital Art History in a COVID World.”…

August 27, 2020

Still Life of Oranges and Lemons with Blue Groves by Vincent Van Gogh, dated 1889. From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon at the National Gallery of Art

Orange Night In: Virtual National Gallery of Art Tour

August 27, 2020 at 7:00pm8:00pm EDT

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Emily Francisco (M.A. ’17), an alumna of the Department of Art & Music Histories in the College of Arts and Sciences will lead a “virtual tour” of the National Gallery of Art in…

August 24, 2020

Romita Ray, Rina Banerjee, Rakhi Sarkar

Artist Webinar

August 24, 2020 at 9:30am11:30am EDT

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Romita Ray, associate professor of art history in the Department of Art & Music Histories joins internationally-acclaimed artist Rina Banerjee  and Rakhi Sarkar, Director, Centre for…