, the online multimedia art history textbook project co-founded by HA&D department chair Steven Zucker and Beth Harris, successfully exceeded its $10,000  fundraising goal on Kickstarter on March 8th of this year.

Kickstarter is an online service that helps get creative projects off the ground by setting up time-sensitive fundraising campaigns. Smarthistory set out to raise $10,000 in order to create 100 new videos for the website and, with the help of 268 generous backers, collected $11,513 in under 45 days!