Visual Art & Art History News

Freya Björg Olafson and Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
September 13, 2017

New AMPD Faculty

This fall, two professors will join York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). The new professors are Freya Björg Olafson in the Department of Dance, and Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum in the Department of Visual Arts & Art History.


Dani and Peter Boomerang
September 8, 2017

Work/Study with AMPD for the win

If you’re eligible for OSAP, you may also be eligible for Work/Study. AMPD has 100 positions, plus there are hundreds more positions across campus, that you could apply for today and be earning money as soon as September.


May 10, 2017

York U hosts symposium on the changing role of public art in Canada

Public art can startle, resonate and inform, but its role is changing as expectations evolve about what it should be and do. The symposium Public Art: New Ways of Thinking and Working brings together artists, curators, urban planners, academics, policymakers and community organizers to explore policies and practices of commissioning and creating art for the public realm, now and in the future.