MAHS Annual Conference

2018 Annual Conference

The Midwest Art History Society (MAHS) will hold its 45th Annual Conference in Indianapolis, from April 5-7, 2018, hosted by the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. For more details on the conference, see the MAHS Newsletter, Fall 2017. Sessions on Thursday, April 5th and Friday, April 6th will be held at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. Friday’s program will conclude with a bus trip to the celebrated showcase of 20th–century architecture, Columbus, Indiana, with a tour of the Miller House and Garden designed by Eero Saarinen. Sessions on Saturday, April 7th will be held at the Eiteljorg Museum. This year’s keynote speaker will be Erika Doss, Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Her talk will be related to her 2010 book, Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America, a topic with particular relevance in light of the current re-evaluation of public monuments. Click here to see the Call for Papers. Deadline to submit abstracts to session chairs is Friday, December 15, 2017. Check back here for more details soon!

The 2017 annual conference was held in Cleveland from April 6–8, hosted by the Cleveland Museum of Art & Case Western Reserve University. The final day took place at Oberlin College in the Allen Memorial Art Museum.