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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History of Art & Architecture members were featured in the University News for their work on the Spring 2022 Graduate Student Curatorial Exhibition.
April 29, 2022
The Hadley Farm's flock came to graze here on the UMass campus at the lawn between Isenberg & FAC April 26th and 27th and boy was it a success! Students got to explore the role sheep have...
April 27, 2022
Professor La Follette and her Vexed Antiquities class took a trip off-campus this month to the Smith College Museum of Art. Check out what they saw and learned!
April 26, 2022
On March 29, 1968, First Church Boston (Ware & Van Brunt, 1868) burned to the ground. In the ensuing months, the congregation choose Paul Rudolph to rebuild their church in part because his was...
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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 »