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Department of Art & Art History

 Department of Art & Art History


News & Events​

Come join us for the annual Art & Art History Department Fall Barbeque on Thursday, September 28 from 4:30-6:30 PM in the Art Garden (located behind Hunt-Cavanagh Hall). Get excited for great food and fun activities including Cake Wars and Raffle! Please RSVP to Janice at by Friday, September 22.​

Rachele Romano '15 Studio Art major recently published her new website.  Check out the website at​

Michael Rose '13 Art History major currently works as Gallery Coordinator at The Providence Art Club. He has recently completed his new website. His business, Michael Rose Fine Art is a boutique Art Appraisal and Advisory Services firm working with individual collectors, institutions, corporations, and art-makers throughout New England. Check out his new website at​.

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Crenshaw, President of the scholarly organization Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA) for launching their new websites for HNA and JHNA, the Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art​. Check out the websites here: HNAJHNA​


Providence Art and Art History Department welcomes new faculty and staff Bing Huang, Assistant Professor of Art History, Judd Schiffman​, Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art (ceramics), and​ Scott Alario​, Studio Art Technician.

Providence College alum Catherine Little Bert will be speaking Thursday, September 14 from 5:45-8:00 at Bert Gallery as part of 19th Annual Arts And Crafts Conference (September 14-17) sponsored by the Initiatives in Arts and Culture organization of Providence. To register online for this event, visit​


Attention Art History and Studio Art Students

The Museum Guild is a group of undergraduate students from local colleges and universities who are advocates and ambassadors for the RISD Museum and interpreters of its collection and exhibitions. Working as a group and with the guidance of the Associate Educator, Public & Academic Programs, Guild members explore questions of current relevance at the Museum, developing projects and programs that activate the galleries and connect students and faculty to the Museum. Applications are open until September 13, 2017. Contact with questions.