Join presenters from Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara to learn more about the role of diversity and equity in the arts.

Arts 1237

  1. February 19, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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

Is Clinical Virtual Reality Ready for Primetime?

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D. (University of Southern California)

Arts 1332

  1. January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

TOXIC MUD and Other Contaminated Earthy Substances in Japanese Installation Art during and after the Bubble Economy, 1980s to 1990s.

Bert Winther-Tamaki (Department of Art History, UCI)

2135 SS&MS

  1. January 24, 2019 - 5:00pm

The Media Region: Transnational Adaptation as Subjective Technology

Thomas Lamarre (McGill University)

Mosher Alumni House, Alumni Hall, UCSB

  1. January 25, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

East Asia Center Graduate Student Conference - "Imaging ‘East Asia’: Constructing Knowledge through the Visual"

Mosher Alumni House, Alumni Hall, UCSB

  1. January 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Proceeds go to fund HAA graduate student community engagement and future conference travel.

  1. February 4, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
  2. February 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
  3. February 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
  4. February 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Vincent Price Art Museum
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA


  1. February 7, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm


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.