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.
Our faculty, students, and alumni continue to progress the field of art history through their dedicated efforts on a local and global scale.
October 03, 2021
Over the summer of 2021, art history faculty members Gülru Çakmak, associate professor, and Walter Denny university distinguished professor, appeared as experts on the television programs “Fake or...
September 13, 2021
Lecturer in African or African Diaspora Art...
May 22, 2021
Standing in Silhouette: The Southwest Dormitories at UMass An exhibition about the architecture and student culture of the Southwest Dormitory Complex located at the Greenbaum Gallery of the Com...
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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 »