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Professor Neumann named Director of the John Nicholas Brown Center

Professor Dietrich Neumann, Professor of Architecture in HIAA has been selected for a three-year appointment to lead The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public...

Teaching Calligraphy in the U.S.

Jeffrey Moser's Arts of Asia course was featured in the June, 2020 issue of the Chinese monthly Shufa ("Calligraphy"). Written by Chen Shuo, a visiting research fellow at Brown in 2018-19, and entitled "A General Education Class...

Professor Moser wins Wriston Fellowship

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Jeffrey Moser for receiving the Henry Merritt Wriston Fellowship for 2020. The Wriston Fellowship is awarded to regular untenured members of the faculty who have achieved a record of excellence in teaching...

Christopher Chan and Michelle Ma Professor of History of Art

Professor Sheila Bonde was named the Christopher Chan and Michelle Ma Professor of History of Art at the May 2020 Brown University Corporation meeting. Congratulations, Professor Bonde.

Suzanne Scanlan, PhD '10 takes Providence Veterans on a Virtual Tour

RISD art history professor Suzanne Scanlan, PhD '10,  needed to be creative to ensure students in the Providence Clemente Veterans Initiative would have the chance to examine the city’s...

HIAA announces undergraduate prizes and awards

The Department of the History of Art and Architecture recently honored some of our students with awards and prizes. This year's The Ann Belsky Moranis Memorial...

Dr. Amanda Lahikainen, PhD ‘11, appointed Executive Director of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in Maine

Dr. Amanda Lahikainen (PhD ‘11) has recently started a new position as Executive Director of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art.  She comes to museum administration after spending years in academia, most...

Pamudu Tennakoon selected as Open Graduate Education Scholar

Pamudu Tennakoon, graduate student in the History of Art and Architecture was recently selected to participate in the open graduate education program allowing her to enter a master’s program in Anthropology while she continues to...

A Windfall of Graduate Student Awards

We are proud to celebrate the recent outstanding achievements of our graduate students. While every year our community of art and architectural historians is honored with a variety of prizes, this year’s crop of awards is exceptional. 

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Sheila Bonde in National Geographic Story

Journalist Kristin Romey quoted HIAA Professor Sheila Bonde, in her April 13, 2020...

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