With its broad emphasis on culture and history and its focus on writing, analysis, and research, History of Art and Architecture provides an excellent liberal arts degree for students seeking flexible but rigorous training for a variety of careers.
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Our faculty, students, and alumni continue to progress the field of art history through their dedicated efforts on a local and global scale.
History of Art & Architecture members were featured in the University News for their work on the Spring 2022 Graduate Student Curatorial Exhibition.
November 14, 2022
Professor Charmaine A. Nelson has been selected as a fellow by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), which recognizes Canada’s leading intellectuals, scholars, researchers, and artists. Fellows are...
November 14, 2022
The UMassBRUT Initiative received a Docomomo 2022 Award of Excellence for Modernism in America. Professor Rohan, a key faculty member of the initiative, attended the ceremony in New York to colle...
November 09, 2022
Professor La Follette recently appeared on "The Nonprofit Report," a weekly webinar on nonprofit organizations, issues and leaders. Interviewed by Mark Oppenheim, Professor La Follette was joined...
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The M.A. Program in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers a two-year Diversity Fellowship to support students from historically underrepresented groups in the history of art and architecture. The purpose of the fellowship is to support an M.A. candidate who seeks to pursue an academic or professional career in art history, but faces significant historical or economic barriers to further graduate study. Applicants who are preparing to apply to the MA Program and wish to be considered for a Diversity Fellowship should indicate this in their personal statement, and provide a brief reasoning. Application deadline is on January 15.Read More »