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Announcing the Twenty-Sixth Annual Spring Symposium

The Graduate Program in the the History of Art is pleased to announce the Twenty-Sixth Annual Spring Symposium. Comprising fourteen talks by the Class of 2021, the symposium marks an opportunity for graduating students to showcase their recent research to …

6/3/2021
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Remembering Samuel Edgerton, Jr., Amos Lawrence Professor of Art, Emeritus

The Graduate Program in Art History at Williams College and the Clark Art Institute is saddened to announce the passing of Samuel Edgerton, Jr., Amos Lawrence Professor of Art, Emeritus, and former director of the Grad Art Program. A reflection on …

5/20/2021
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Grad Art Announces Spring 2021 Contemporary Curatorial Workshop Guests

Each semester bi-weekly Contemporary Curatorial Workshops are available for students studying contemporary art and curatorial practice. Students present on-going curatorial projects, undertake studio and site visits, host local and visiting curators for presentations, and explore key topics in modern and …

2/18/2021
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Announcing Season 2 of “In the Foreground,” a podcast from The Research and Academic Program at The Clark

In the Foreground: Conversations on Art & Writing considers what it means to make art history, how knowledge is shared (or obscured), and the way histories are made—and unmade—while also considering the personal stakes of scholarship. Each episode offers a lively, in-depth look into …

2/18/2021
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Welcoming Meg Onli, Fall 2020 Visiting Professor

We welcome Meg Onli as the Visiting Professor for Fall 2020. She is currently the Andrea B. Laporte Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. She recently curated Colored People Time, a three-part exhibition at the ICA …

10/29/2020
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Update on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Grad Art

We are undertaking this project in conversation and collaboration with our students. They are bringing great thoughtfulness and dedication to the process of helping us imagine how best to transform Grad Art to become more inclusive, more intellectually expansive, and …

10/16/2020
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The Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art will Accept Applications for Fall 2021

The deadline for submission is Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Further details will be posted in early October as our application cycle begins, at which time the online application will become available for prospective students. Additional information regarding applications can be …

9/24/2020
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Joan Kee, Anne Lafont, Kobena Mercer to Join Grad Art as Clark Visiting Professors

Joan Kee, Clark Professor for Spring 2021, is Professor in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on modern and contemporary art from multiregional and crossdisciplinary perspectives. She is the author of …

2/24/2020
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Grad Art Appoints Two Major Voices in Contemporary Art Criticism, Lynne Tillman and Hilton Als, to serve as Robert Sterling Clark Professors for Fall 2019 and Fall 2021

Lynne Tillman, Clark Professor for Fall 2019, writes novels, stories, criticism, and is Professor/Writer in residence at The University at Albany (SUNY). Her novels are Haunted Houses; Motion Sickness; Cast in Doubt; No Lease on Life, a finalist for a …

8/28/2019
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Clark Art Institute Names Anne Leonard as Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Anne Leonard has been appointed Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Clark Art Institute effective January 2019. Leonard will be responsible for the care and growth of the Clark’s works on paper collection, oversee the ongoing exhibition …

12/11/2018
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