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Oct. 17, 2018

Michaela Rife, a doctoral candidate in art history at the University of Toronto, has been awarded the 2018 Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize. This prize recognizes emerging scholars who advance the understanding of American art history through the innovative use of primary sources at the Archives of American Art.

Jun. 13, 2018

In support of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, the Archives of American Art Journal is planning a special issue showcasing new approaches to feminism, American art, and its archives. We invite proposals for manuscripts that ask: What constitutes a feminist reading of an archive? In what ways do archives serve or challenge feminist art histories?

Jun. 11, 2018

On July 13, the Archives of American Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art will present a symposium funded by The Keith Haring Foundation focused on memories of the AIDS crisis in the 1980's and 90's.

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