News

2016

Did you know that silk and metallic thread textiles produced in Isfahan helped pay for the Renaissance in Europe? Or that Safavid carpets shaped political alliances across the Early Modern world?

More than 100 art historians, archaeologists and museum professionals representing 30 different museums and universities from across the country and as far as Italy gathered at the two institutions

Rice PhD candidate wins coveted position at one of the nation's premier museums.

In May, Students immersed themselves in the art, architecture, archaeology, museums and neighborhoods of Rome via an experiential art history course that traced the city’s mythical beginnings to modern times.

Harvard Art Museums selects Rice student for Bauhaus centennial project

Diane Wolfthal will give the Distinguished Scholar Lecture at American University in Spring 2017

Joseph Manca named 2016 Winterthur Research Fellow

The HART PhD candidate will write a dissertation that explores concepts of race defined and redefined by art historians from 1864 to 1877.

HART PhD candidate will investigate the agritecture and ideology of Rockefeller's Green Revolution.

Kyle was nominated by his colleagues for the commitment and leadership he displayed while organizing and hosting the 15th annual Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies held at Rice.

Jane Evans will travel to the UK to conduct primary source research related to her dissertation, while on a prestigious Wagoner Scholarship.

Prof. Hopkins' book traces the roots of Roman architecture and its sculpture from the earliest days to the middle of the 5th century BCE.

Susan Huang will give a keynote speech entitled "Daoist Use of Images in Private and Public Contexts" at the Graduate International Colloquium of "Materializing Sanctity, Enacting Authority" at Brown on March 15.

Medieval treasures from Rice’s collections — including manuscript folios, a Flemish tapestry and Gothic sculptures in stone and wood — were on special exhibition in Fondren’s Library’s Lovett Lounge during the Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies.