CfA: 2024 Chinese Object Study Workshops (National Museum of Asian Art)

Date of event:   05/02/2024 − 05/02/2024

Title: 2024 Chinese Object Study Workshops
Application deadline: 5 February 2024

Duration of Workshop I: 10–14 June 2024
Location of Workshop I: Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
Duration of Workshop II: 12-16 August 2024
Location of Workshop II: Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, USA

We are glad to announce that the Chinese Object Study Workshops program is receiving applications for 2024. The program is funded by the Mellon Foundation and administered by the National Museum of Asian Art. The program is open to graduate students formally enrolled in, or already accepted to, a PhD program in the field of art history at a North American or European university (at the time the workshop is held) and who are pursuing an advanced degree in Chinese art. PhD students from other art history–related programs and/or working closely with Chinese art objects are welcome to apply. Applicants may be of any nationality and may apply for more than one workshop.

Housing, most meals, and a transportation stipend will be provided for each participant. For more information about workshop descriptions and application instructions, please see the website here.

Workshop I: Deciphering Painting: Descriptive Explorations, June 10–14, 2024, Cleveland Museum of Art
Workshop Leaders: Yunru Chen, National Taiwan University; Michele Matteini, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; Clarissa von Spee, Cleveland Museum of Art

Workshop II: Chinese Buddhist Art, August 12-16, 2024, Harvard Art Museums
Workshop Leaders: Stanley Abe, Duke University; Hsueh-man Shen, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; Sarah Laursen, Harvard Art Museums

The application deadline is February 5, 2024 and decisions will be announced by March 4, 2024. Students are welcome to apply for both workshops and can use one application package for both workshops. They should address their background and interest in each workshop in separate statements. One recommendation letter in relation to the two workshop topics is sufficient.