Midwest Art History Society
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
Register Now for the 2019 MAHS Annual Conference Details
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 Details
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!
Call for Papers, 2019 Annual MAHS Conference - Deadline Extended! Details
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
Call for Nominations: 2018 MAHS Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalog Award Details
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.