UD Friends of Art History
The Friends of Art History is a volunteer-driven association of UD Art History alumni, and anyone interested in the arts more generally, as a way to stay in touch, exchange ideas and, importantly, to help support the Department. To learn more about this group, visit the UD Friends of Art History webpage.
Upcoming Friends of Art History events:
The Bang-Up Puzzle, September 14, 1902. John Sloan (1871–1951). Color tearsheet, 23 3/16 x 18 1/2 in. Delaware Art Museum, Helen Farr Sloan Library and Archives, purchased from Will Shortz, 2013.
Curator’s Talk on The Puzzling World of John Sloan
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Delaware Art Museum (2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806)
Free. Registration is encouraged for planning purposes.
4:00 p.m. - Free admission to the museum begins
6:00 p.m. - Curator's talk (with reception to follow)
Join the Friends of Art History for a talk and reception celebrating The Puzzling World of John Sloan. Curator Margarita Karasoulas, a PhD student at the University of Delaware, will speak about the mazes, rebuses, and hidden pictures featured in the exhibition. Arrive early to see the show and attempt to solve the puzzles for yourself!
Questions about this event? Contact the Department of Art History at (302) 831-8415.
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There are currently no additional events scheduled with UD Friends of Art History; however, please check back often, as we typically host 3 - 4 events a year!
Past Events with UD Friends of Art History:
- Art and Horticulture: A Day at PAFA and the Barnes Foundation Arboretum
- An Evening of Art and Blue Hens at the Int'l Center of Photography in NYC with UD President Patrick Harker, Friends of Art History and the NYC Alumni Club
- Tour of Bryn Athyn Cathedral and Glencairn Museum with UD Friends of Art History & the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
- "New Jersey as Non-Site," by Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Princeton Art Museum, Kelly Baum '96 MA/'05 PhD
-American Moderns Saturday Symposium at the Delaware Art Museum: What Does Modern Mean?
- A Special Evening at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
- A Conversation with Art Investigator Robert K. Wittman, founder of the FBI’s National Art Crime Team
- Lecture on Traditional, New, and Technical Art Histories at the Red and White Monasteries