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October 24, 2019

This fall the Art History Museum Object class under the direction of Professor Doron Bauer is developing the exhibition Stories Laid in Stone: Modern Architecture in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, to open Thursday, November 7 at 6 pm in the WJB Gallery. Curated entirely by students, Stories Laid in Stone showcases the variety of modern architectural styles in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, exploring the cities' myths, cultures, and identities through the lens of architecture.

Doctoral Candidate Amy Bowman-McElhone Accepts Tenure-Track Position at Carlow University

Congratulations to doctoral candidate Amy Bowman-McElhone, who joins the faculty this fall at Carlow University in Pittsburgh as assistant professor in Art History, tenure-track, and director of the University Art Gallery.

Reopening with Student Contributions: Identity in the Ottoman Empire

The exhibition Identity in the Ottoman Empire at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts will reopen on Thursday, October 24 at 6 pm with new contributions by student curators working with Professor Lynn Jones. Ten student groups developed virtual and physical exhibits centered on structures designed by Mimar Sinan, with an added focus on the role women played in shaping the visual expression of power in the Ottoman capitals of Constantinople and Edirne.

FSU Art Historians Share Research and Chair Panels at Conferences this Fall

Art History at Florida State University was impressively represented by faculty, students, and alumni at conferences this fall, including the 2019 Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), which was held in Chattanooga, TN, and the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present Annual Conference (ASAP), held at the University of Maryland.

Spotlight on Alumna Kelly Scandone, Programs and Communications Coordinator for the Diplomacy Center Foundation

Kelly Scandone (BA '17) shares her journey from an undergraduate at FSU to her new career as the programs and communications coordinator for the Diplomacy Center Foundation.

Summer Archaeological Field School: Documenting Endangered Architecture in Puerto Rico

Under the direction of Professors Paul Niell and Kyle Killian, a team of graduate students in the Department of Art History’s Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies (MCHS) program spent six weeks in Puerto Rico recording historical properties and townscapes. Their summer was dedicated to documenting historic architecture and landscapes on the south side of the island endangered by the September 2017 impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria and their aftermath.

From Mud Angels to Art Angels: FSU Students in Florence Assist in Art Restoration Project

Students on FSU's International Program in Florence this year are continuing a tradition of art conservation partnership that dates back to the beginning of the Florence program in 1966. Through a partnership with Advancing Women Artists, students are assisting in a program focussed on identifying, restoring, researching, and exhibiting works of art by women artists in the museum collections of Florence.

Call for Papers: 37th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium

The Department of Art History invites students currently working toward an MA or a PhD to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at our 37th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium, which will be held on Friday afternoon, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, 2020.

This Month in the WJB Gallery: Bauhaus 100 Exhibition Featuring IA&D Student Furniture Designs

In celebration of the centennial of the Bauahaus, Interior Architecture & Design students in Professor Marlo Ransdell's furniture design class applied Bauhaus-inspired practical learning techniques to design functional objects for everyday use. Their work is on display through Friday, October 25, in the WJB Gallery in an exhibition curated and designed by IA&D Professor Yelena McLane.

Introducing the PhD Moment: Highlights of Art Historical Scholarship

PhD Moment is an ongoing series devoted to showcasing the work of emerging scholars in FSU’s doctoral program in Art History. Each episode features formative experiences in the program, providing some insight into the activities of our dynamic doctoral students, from the delight of discovery to the art of communication. Check back for regular updates each semester!

Are You Following Us? Keep up with FSU Art History on Instagram

The arthistoryfsu Instagram account has a new look. Follow us for department events, general art news, and our students' research activities. We're open for your submissions!

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