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Department of the History of Art and Architecture News
Professor Adriana Zavala co-founded an organization to bring visibility to often-overlooked artists of Latin American and Caribbean ancestry in the U.S.
Elizabeth Semmelhack, MA in Art History ’93, is the director and senior curator at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto.
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With help from software, a Tufts art history professor uncovers long-unseen fresco paintings in thousand-year-old Armenian churches.
From world heritage sites to our local communities, the meaning of heritage is open to interpretation, says a Tufts art history professor.