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  • Wheaton MFA Goya reception

    A Night at the Museum

    Special reception in Boston features art history professor’s lecture on Goya, tour of new MFA exhibition More »
  • Matisse's Sculpture

    Matisse's sculpture

    French artist Henri Matisse is primarily known as a painter, in particular for his use of bright colors, but it his lesser known works that are being highlighted this fall in both an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and a new book by Wheaton art history professor Ellen McBreen. More »
  • Jiaan "Rufus" Chen

    Career bid: Senior’s summer internship at Christie’s in New York turns into fall opportunity

    While working as an intern this summer at Christie’s auction house in New York City, Jiaan “Rufus” Chen ’15 was invited to view one of the items up for sale, a 300-year-old Korean celadon vase. An art history major with an interest in East Asian art and vases in particular, Chen was thrilled by the chance to examine the piece and even more excited when he got to hold it in his hands. Then he learned the vase was worth half a million dollars. More »
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    Graduates head into the world of work - Ella Spencer '14

    Ella Spencer '14 will practice the art of television as a production assistant at Comedy Central. More »
  • Picture of chocolate

    Sweet lesson

    Wheaton Alum Skye Paine discusses the relationship between chocolate and France in an hour-long lecture, ending with free chocolate samples. More »
  • Whale

    Major grant supports new innovation network

    IMAGINE Network grant paves way for new courses and innovative technologies. More »
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    Annual art exhibition showcases final pieces from senior art students. More »
  • Picture of Sarah Estrela

    Unexpected Gift

    Sarah Estrela ’15 extends abroad term at Oxford using Gilman Scholarship. More »
  • Portrait of the Artist : Lecture kicks off series of WIIH-sponsored events highlighting works and lives of Goya, Beethoven

    Biographers, scholars and contemporaries have described the artist Francisco Goya in myriad ways—as a rabble-rouser, revolutionary, family man and devout Catholic. So who is the real Goya? Renowned scholar Janis Tomlinson suggests he may be all or none of that, and more. More »
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    New fall courses

    Two new Art History courses, Islamic architecture and Goya, added this fall. More »