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Press image from attack by Suffragette Mary Richardson on Velázquez's canvas

Press image from attack by Suffragette Mary Richardson on Velázquez’s canvas

The Art History Activism site is a place for sharing ideas and ways for art historians to become engaged. This site began at Temple University, Tyler School of Art following the 2016 election as a way to embrace visual culture, historical narrative and pedagogical reform as a means to promote real change in the community and the country.

There are many ways to promote social change through action, awareness and teaching. Share your ideas and news stories!

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“We are taking on the challenge of asserting the relevance of Art History (and the Humanities and Arts in general) to society at large.”

Elizabeth Bolman, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA