Life in the Department

Winner of the 2016 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award for the best book in architectural history by a North American scholar.

Amy F. Ogata, Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America (University of Minnesota Press, 2013)


A trip to LAs new contemporary museum, The Broad

Photo from a visit to the Broad Museum that the AHSA took on Sept. 27

Vienna with the Venus of Willendorf

An Art History undergraduate student studying aboard in Europe makes a stop at the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria and admires the Venus of Willendorf.

November Tea and Coffee Social Hour

On November 2, 2015, the Art History Department had it second Tea and Coffee Social Hour.

Power and Pathos

In September, Ambra Spinelli (pictured fourth, front row), PhD candidate in Art History and Graduate Student Intern on the exhibit, led a magnificent insider’s tour of the Getty Center’s Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World exhibit for faculty and graduate students in Art History and Classics.

Summer 2015 Undergraduate course AHIS 325

Roman Archaeological excavation: Archaeological Methodology and Practice (Ostia Antica, the port town of ancient Rome, Italy)

Maymester in New York 2015

USC Undergradaute students receive a private tour of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.