The Death of Socrates. French, 1787. Oil on canvas
Visualization Lab for Digital Art History
Bottle, 19th C., English, Bone china, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Study for "Portrait of an Indian" (detail), 19th C., French, Oil on canvas, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Still Life with Apples and Pears (detail), 1885-87, French, Oil on canvas, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Medallion from an Icon Frame, 11th-12th C., Cloisonné enamel, gold, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Number 8 (detail), 1949, American, Oil, enamel, and aluminum paint on canvas
Pietà (detail), 1476, Italian, Tempera on wood, gold ground, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
308A Doe Library
The History of Art Department has a multi-purpose event space in 308A Doe Library. As of Summer 2019 the room will be home to the new “V-Lab,” a real and virtual site for teaching, research, support, and exploration in digital art history. Use of 308A as an event space will be limited to History of Art related events.
Technology available for use includes a digital projection system with VGA and HDMI connections, DVD/Blu-Ray player, flexible seating, movable tables, whiteboard, lectern, dimmable lighting, AirBears wireless internet, Ethernet – DHCP, voice amplification and an assistive listening system. A video-conferencing system is also available with a Mac mini, large-screen monitor, webcam, and speakerphone pods.
Room capacity is 49
Hours & Support
Events in 308A may be scheduled only during Art History / Classics Library open hours.
Technical support is available during regular business hours, and is provided by V-Lab staff M-F, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Event Setup & Cleanup
Event organizers are responsible for room setup and cleanup. It is your responsibility to ensure the room is clean after every event. All event organizers must return room to its original setup and dispose of any trash after each use. A cleaning charge may apply if room is not cleaned after any event.
Alcoholic beverages require an Alcohol Permit from UCPD. The UCPD-approved form should be submitted to the History of Art Department office before your event.