History of Design and Curatorial Studies

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Call for Papers – Design History Society Annual Conference 2018

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CALL FOR PAPERS:   DESIGN AND DISPLACEMENT DESIGN HISTORY SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2018 PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, NEW YORK, NEW YORK SEPTEMBER 6th-8th, 2018  …

Join Parsons Alumni Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler for a talk at the Met

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Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, founders and designers of Proenza Schouler join journalist Alina Cho for a fast-paced, insightful talk about fashion at the intersection…

2017 MA HDCS Graduate Student Symposium Now Available to Watch Online

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  On April 7th and 8th, 2017, the Parsons/Cooper Hewitt MA program on the History of Design and Curatorial Studies held its Twenty-Sixth Annual Graduate…

Design & Displacement: 26th Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium

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The Twenty-Sixth Annual Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Design Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm to 8 pm Saturday, April 8,…

INSIDE (hi)STORIES – From the Planning of the Kitchen to the Planning of the Nation: Exhibiting Homes in Postwar Britain

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  On February 21st, Dr. Harriet Atkinson, University of Brighton, lectured on “‘From The Planning of the Kitchen to the Planning of the Nation’: Exhibiting…

MA HDCS/Parsons ADHT co-hosts Symposium with The Modern Interiors Research Centre

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On November 18th, 2016, the MA program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies/Parsons School of Art and Design History and Theory joined forces…

Tribeca Art Night: Thursday, September 29

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Support Parsons HISTORY of DESIGN and CURATORIAL STUDIES Alum and check out Tribeca Art Night this Thursday! Email rsvp@arsy.net to reserve your spot. From Sapar Contemporary,…

MCNY Event Invitation: Conversation with Designer Juan Pablo Molyneux about His New Book

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Question: What does an Upper East Side townhouse have in common with a Parisian hôtel particulier and a 12th-century castle? Answer: Juan Pablo Molyneux’s new…

Noël Dolla: A Spirit of Independence Within the Idiom of Abstraction

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ART REVIEW   Supports/Surfaces, Canada Gallery, NY June 7 – July 20, 2014 Noël Dolla:  Entrée libre mais non obligatoire, Villa Arson, Nice, France June…


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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.

Visit the main Parsons site for more information about the MA in History of Design and Curatorial Studies, including Curriculum and Admission Requirements.