History of Design and Curatorial Studies MA

Offered jointly with the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, in New York, the History of Design and Curatorial Studies program leads to a master of arts degree. Graduates go on to careers as historians, curators, and scholars in museums, universities, historic houses, auction houses, and galleries.

September 13, 2018 daren

Now Available: ‘Made in New York’ LiveStream Recording

Made in New York: The Twenty-Seventh Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design, is now available to watch online. Click here…

August 21, 2018 daren

Announcing the 2018 Design History Society Conference: Design and Displacement, September 6-8, 2018

Design and Displacement, the 2018 Design History Society Annual Conference, will take place at Parsons Parsons School of Design September 6th-8th, 2018. The conference examines…

August 17, 2018 daren

HDCS Alumna Mae Colburn to Participate in Textiles Exhibit and Open Studio

MA History of Design and Curatorial Studies alumni Mae Colburn (c/o ’16) is taking part in Helena Hernmarck: Weaving In Progress, an upcoming exhibition showcasing the…

April 18, 2018 daren

HDCS Alum Levi Higgs Interviewed for The Adventurine

Levi Higgs, MA in the History of Decorative Arts and Design 2014 graduate (now MA in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies), was recently…

March 8, 2018 daren

MADE IN NEW YORK: The 27th Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design

MADE IN NEW YORK: The Twenty-Seventh Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design April 26 and 27, 2018 Lecture Room (Lower Level)…

January 25, 2018 daren

Course Spotlight – DESIGN VERSUS: CRITICAL OPPOSITIONAL POSITIONS IN DESIGN

Graduate students in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies MA program took part in an intensive two-week seminar, taking place from October 30 through…

January 17, 2018 daren

Design History Society 2018 Conference – Call for Papers

Call for Papers Design and Displacement Design History Society Annual Conference 2018 Parsons School of Design, New York, New York September 6th-8th, 2018  Click here…

September 6, 2017 daren

New York Silver: Conversation on the Craft

New York Silver: Conversation on the Craft Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York   In celebration…

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