Amy Golahny

Amy Golahny


B.A., Brandeis University
M.A., Williams College-Clark Art Institute
Ph.D., Columbia University

Contact Information:

(570) 321-4241
Campus Post Office Box 147
Personal Website

Art: Logan Richmond Endowed Professor of Art History

Women's and Gender Studies: Professor of Art History

Archaeology: Professor of Art History

Special Interest: Rembrandt; Renaissance, Baroque and Modern Art; interaction between the East and West; Word and image studies; History of printmaking.

Amy Golahny teaches Art in the Dark at Lycoming College: from survey to specialized courses to the senior seminar. She has published several books and several dozen articles, mostly on and around Rembrandt. Currently, she is the vice president of the international organization Historians of Netherlandish Art; and she served as president of the sister organization that promotes Dutch culture in the United States, the American Association for Netherlandic Studies.

Golahny's research and publications have been supported by grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, CASVA at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Lycoming College and other agencies. She participates in national and international conferences, and regularly gives special lectures on her research.

Recent Publications

Italian Paintings in Amsterdam around 1635: Additions to the Familiar,” Journal of the Historians of Netherlandish Art, 5:2, 2013

Biography on the Dutch artist Pieter Lastman, best known as Rembrandt’s teacher, will be published in Oxford Bibliographies in Art History On-Line. Ed. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann. New York: Oxford University Press.

A review of the exhibition Rembrandt’s Changing Impressions at Columbia University appeared in the Burlington Magazine, December 2015 issue, pp. 334-335.

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