Visitor Homepage

Welcome to the Japan Art History Forum Website. In addition to the general information on this visitors side of our site, the much more extensive secure, password-protected, member section of this website contains a wealth of information of particular interest to professionals and students in our fields. Sections include information about individual members, bibliographies, course syllabi, practical professional advice, travel tips, photo acquisition sources, online reference material (including digital image databases and online exhibitions), archives of topical discussions from our email list, an organizational history where we post our annual activities, and official documents pertaining to our group.The Japan Art History Forum (JAHF) is affiliated with two professional societies in the United States, the College Art Association and the Association for Asian Studies. Membership is open to anyone worldwide with a serious scholarly interest in the study of Japanese art history, visual and material culture, including faculty and graduate students in art history and related fields, museum professionals, independent scholars, and serious collectors. Current membership: ca. 450+ persons worldwide. Our tax-exempt 501(c) (3) organization was founded in 1997.