Midwest Art History Society

2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Midwest Art History Society brings together academic, museum-based, and independent art historians in the common goal of scholarly inquiry and the exchange of ideas.

Register Now for the 2019 MAHS Annual Conference

Dec 14, 2018 Online registration and hotel booking is now online for the 2019 MAHS Annual Conference in Cincinnati, March 21-23! Click on the blue plus sign below [+] and follow the links to register and reserve your room now. Early registration to March 1.

Register Now for the 2019 MAHS Annual Conference Details

Dec 14, 2018

Register online and reserve your hotel room now for the 2019 MAHS Annual Conference in Cincinnati, March 21-23!  Register by March 1 to take advantage of early-bird registration rates. Visit the MAHS website Annual Conference page to renew your membership, register, reserve your hotel room, and find out about special events, including the keynote lecture by Hollis Clayson.

MAHS First  e-Publication is Now Online

MAHS First e-Publication is Now Online

Dec 14, 2018 The first e-publication of MAHS is now online: "Monumental Troubles: Rethinking What Monuments Mean Today"
MAHS First  e-Publication is Now Online

MAHS First e-Publication is Now Online Details

Dec 14, 2018

The first e-publication of MAHS is now online! Click here to download "Monumental Troubles: Rethinking What Monuments Mean Today"—seven papers presented at the 2018 MAHS Annual Conference in Indianapolis in a session chaired by Erika Doss, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. The essays address controversies surrounding various public monuments, from Civil War statues to AIDS memorials; how their meaning changed over time; and responses to them, including calls to remove, relocate, or destroy them. "Monumental Troubles" appears on ND Curate, the online platform of the University of Notre Dame for scholarly publlications. The MAHS publication was edited by Erika Doss and Cheryl Snay (Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame).

Call for Papers, 2019 Annual MAHS Conference - Deadline Extended!

Nov 7, 2018 The session topics and Call for Papers for the 2019 Annual MAHS Conference in Cincinnati are now available. Click the plus sign below [+] for details. Deadline to submit abstracts has been extended to December 28, 2018

Call for Papers, 2019 Annual MAHS Conference - Deadline Extended! Details

Nov 7, 2018

The MAHS Newsletter for Fall 2018 is now available. Click here for details on the 2019 Annual Conference in Cincinnati, March 21–23. The Newsletter includes information on submission of abstracts to session chairs. Deadline to submit has been extended to December 28, 2018. The conference will be hosted by the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Taft Museum of Art.

Call for Nominations: 2018 MAHS Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalog Award

Oct 29, 2018 Submissions for the MAHS Annual Catalog Award are due by January 15, 2019. Send nominations for either of two categories: museums with annual operating budgets less than $750,000, and museums with budgets greater than this.

Call for Nominations: 2018 MAHS Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalog Award Details

Oct 29, 2018

The longstanding MAHS annual Outstanding Catalog Award has been expanded to include two categories based on current AAM catalogue criteria: one for museums with annual operating budgets less than $750,000, and one for museums with budgets greater than this.

Criteria for award selection will be based on the conception of the exhibition, contributions to contemporary scholarship, and excellence in design. This award is in recognition of a distinguished catalog(s) produced within the 2018 calendar year. Submissions will be due no later than January 15, 2019. We hope you’ll participate!

Institutional membership fee is required for consideration. If lapsed, click here. Feel free to contact catherinegoebel@augustana.edu with questions.