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…