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Art History

The Division of Art History examines art and visual culture as instruments of knowledge and methods of human expression that operate in many arenas of history, tradition, and the contemporary environment.

We offer a BA major with an honors option as well as a minor in Art History for those pursing other undergraduate majors. At the graduate level, an MA degree and a PhD degree are available.

Recent Art History News

Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse
The School is very pleased to announce the hiring of two tenure-track faculty who begin teaching in early 2017. We have also hired five full-time lecturers who will teach during the 2016-2017 academic year. Read more
Crepusculo by Alfredo Arreguin
This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of June 2016. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there. Read more
Lauren Palmor
MA and PhD students in the Division of Art History are often busy with research, writing, presentations, and projects. We report on the recent and upcoming activities of five continuing students and two newly-minted PhDs. Read more