History of Design and Curatorial Studies

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

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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…

Alumni Spotlight: Sakura Nomiyama

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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…

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

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  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…

Sebastian Grant Complete MA HDCS’s First Curatorial Capstone Project

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In the Spring 2017 semester, student Sebastian Grant completed the MA Program’s first Curatorial Capstone Project. Over the course of a year, Grant gained hands-on…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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…

Laura Auricchio to Sit on Panel Exploring US-France Cultural Encounters at the White House

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ADHT Professor Laura Auricchio will be participating in the France in the White House Symposium, to be held May 4th in Washington, DC. The full-day…

Announcing Objective 3 and Digital Archive

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The MA program in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies is proud to present the third issue of Objective, its annually published student journal. Debuting…


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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.