History of Art and Architecture

CKP Activities

History of Art and Architecture faculty and students engage with local collections in a variety of ways. These class activities, object-based encounters and community events represent just a handful of the ways in which we facilitate access and encourage new research.


October 2017

Thomas Eakins discussion at the CMOA

Hosted by Lulu Lippincott, Curator of Fine Arts, and Jennifer Doyle, Professor, UC Riverside, this gallery discussion explored the sexual politics of Thomas Eakins’ Study for Salutat (1898).

See the painting here



September 2017

Museum Studies Seminar at Special Collections

This year Museum Studies Seminar, led by Professor Shirin Fozi, explores the art of the Nationality Rooms. In preparation for The class visited Special Collections at the Hillman Library to inspect collections that document the development and history of these unique spaces.

Explore Special Collections here


September 2017

Falk Library collection visit

For the Queer Modernisms graduate seminar, this class visited the Rare Books and Special Collections room of the Falk Library of the Health Sciences to inspect a selection of early sexology and psychiatry titles.

Explore the Falk Library here


August 2017

Smog meringues at the GASP Air Fair

Consuming Nature participant Shelby Brewster served smog meringues at the GASP (Group Against Smog and Pollution) Air Fair, held at the Assemble Community Art Space in Garfield.

Read more about this culinary performance here