History of Design and Curatorial Studies

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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…

Student Spotlight: Maleyne M. Syracuse

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Maleyne M. Syracuse is a candidate for a Masters Degree in the History of Decorative Arts at the Cooper Hewitt Museum/Parsons New School for Design….


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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.