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Installation shot of “Speculations on the Infrared” an exploration of the tactics of Indigenous futurism at @efaprojectspace curated by Alumnus Christopher Green
Installation shot of “Speculations on the Infrared” an exploration of the tactics of Indigenous futurism at @efaprojectspace curated by Alumnus Christopher Green.

The Ph.D. Program in Art History began in 1971, with the goal of producing scholars, teachers, museum personnel, art critics, and other professionals specializing in the history of modern and contemporary art and architecture, both European and American, from 1780 to the present, as well as art criticism and theory, while providing students with a general background in the history of art. Since the first Ph.D. was awarded in 1978, more than 330 students have completed the doctoral program.

We work closely with our students to assist them with professional placement upon graduation. Many of our graduates hold prominent positions at cultural and educational institutions in the U.S. and abroad.

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The Ph.D. Program in Art History relies on the generous contributions of alumni and friends. Their support helps to fund student fellowships, travel funds, and programs, enabling us to educate and train the next generation of art historians and museum curators. Please consider supporting the Ph.D. Program in Art History by contributing online.

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The Art History program thanks its donors for their generous contributions.

AXA Foundation
Mary Abell
AnnAlbritton
Margaret Betz
Elizabeth Boone
Christina Brungardt
Mr. and Mrs. Graham Bryce
Peter Chametzsky
Susan N. Chevlowe
Elizabeth C. Cromley
Gina D’Angelo
Katherine Doyle
Susan H. Edwards
Gabrielle Esperdy
Ilene Fort
Trudie Grace
Ann and Arthur Grey Foundation
Cecelia Grossman
Brian Hack
Nora Heimann
The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Julia Herzberg
Mary Anne Hunting
Mitchell Kahan
Deborah Lewittes
Masaryk University
Professor Emerita Rose-Carol Long
Hayes Peter Mauro
Kevin D. Murphy and Ms. Mary Anne Caton
William Park
Majorie Pearson
Patricia Phagan
Caterina Y. Pierre
Matthew Postal
Jeannette Redensek
Naomi Rosenblum
Samuel Sadow
Jeanette Sanger
Jacqueline and Mr. Daniel P. Serwer
Stainman Family Foundation
Professor Emerita Judy Sund
Professor Emerita Sara and Dr. Albert Webster
Laurie Wilson
Judith Wolfe