HAA Cosponsored Lecture: The Man Who Photographed Ghosts (Photo by Gwenann Seznec)
IRC Digital Image Lab Series: Mapping
New in Fall 2018: Museum Studies Minor
The Department of the History of Art & Architecture congratulates Professor Swati Chattopadhyay on being named a Fellow of the Society of Architectural Historians
2018-2019 Art, Design & Architecture Museum Interns (photo courtesy Edith de la Cruz)
Left:  Interior of Kohn Hall, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB, designed by Michael Graves (courtesy Volker M. Welter); Right: Art, Design & Architecture Museum interns lead a middle school tour of "Freedom Now! Forgotten Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle" on view, October 19 - December 13, 2013 (courtesy Art, Design & Architecture Museum)


The grant supports her participation at the 2019 RSA conference in Toronto.

The grant will support research for his dissertation, “'Living on the Edge of Survival': Ceramics and Ecology in the American West, 1961-2000.”

The Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program aims to make a critical impact on American art museums by expanding the diversity of their curatorial staff.

Upcoming Events

The Man Who Photographed Ghosts

Peter Manseau (National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution)

Humanities & Social Sciences Building (HSSB) 4080

  1. March 1, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Mapping Ephemerality

Swati Chattopadhyay (History of Art & Architecture, UCSB)

Image Resource Center, Digital Image Lab (Arts 1245)

  1. March 6, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

The department is hosting a trip to the Getty Villa for its undergraduates.

The Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, CA

  1. April 12, 2019


Rembrandt van Rijn, “Beggars Receiving Alms at the Door of a House,” 1648, etching, engraving, and drypoint (image: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington)

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