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.

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…

August 17, 2017 daren

Rosemary O’Neill Featured in Recent Exhibition Catalogue, “À propos de Nice, 1947-1977”

Associate Professor of Art History, Rosemary O’Neill published, her article, “À propos de Nice:  décentrer l’avant-garde, 1947-1977” in the exhibition catalogue for the À propos…

July 14, 2017 daren

Alumni Spotlight: Sakura Nomiyama

ADHT alumna Sakura Nomiyama has been very busy since graduating from the MA in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies Program in 2016! Since…

June 22, 2017 daren

HDCS Faculty Lorraine Karafel’s “Raphael’s Tapestries: The Grotesques of Leo X”

  Assistant Professor of Art and Design History Lorraine Karafel’s most recent publication, Raphael’s Tapestries: The Grotesques of Leo X, was released earlier this year by Yale…

April 28, 2017 daren

Course Spotlight – Issues in Graphic Design: Modernity, Identity and Meaning

The MA program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies was proud to welcome renowned Graphic Design scholar and curator, Jeremy Aynsley, to teach…

April 21, 2017 daren

Course Spotlight: Integrating Materials and Techniques: Metals, Sculptures & Woods in European Decorative Arts 1600-1850

In January 2017, the MA program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies was glad to welcome scholar and Victoria and Albert curator Tessa…

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