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Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Bard College

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MA and PhD students at Bard Graduate Center in New York City study the cultural history of the material world from the arts of antiquity to the twenty-first century.


38 West 86th Street
New York, NY, 10024, United States

What We Offer

Summary

Founded in 1993, Bard Graduate Center is a teaching and research institute located in New York City devoted to the cultural history of the material world. We offer MA and PhD degrees in Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture that prepare students to become scholars, curators, and museum professionals; promote innovative research through visiting fellowships and institutional partnerships; organize academic lectures, seminars, and symposia; and publish scholarly journals and monographs

Academic Fields

Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Anthropology.
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
History, General.
Museology/Museum Studies.

Degrees

Master's, MA, MA
Doctoral, PhD, PhD

Formats

Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

decorative arts, design history, material culture, art history, archaeology, anthropology, social history, cultural history, conservation. museum studies.

Contacts

Mr. Keith Condon

Mr. Keith Condon
Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
keith.condon@bgc.bard.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Our MA program typically enrolls 20-25 students per year. Our PhD program enrolls 1-3 students per year. Our students come from a range of backgrounds including American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, classics, English and comparative literature, history, museum studies, and sociology.

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