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Event Nari Ward: Rooted Communities LSU Museum of Art 100 Lafayette Street Baton Rouge, LA 70801,
Feb 07, 2014
Event Nari Ward - Food Sesc Pinheiros | Rua Paes Leme, 195 | São Paulo, SP,
Feb 19, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-The Sunken Living Room Franklin Street Works Stamford, CT ,
Mar 22, 2014
Event Malik Gaines and Alexandro Segade (Courtesy the Artists) are included in the group exhibition "When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South" Studio Museum in Harlem,
Mar 26, 2014
Event Katerina Lanfranco-Thought Bubbles Rhombus Space 183 Lorraine St., 3FL #33, Brookllyn, Ny 11231,
Mar 28, 2014
Event Mary A. Valverde-Works on view Mar 28, 2014
Event Drew Beattie-"Betty re Testers" Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden Pocket Utopia 511 W 22nd Street New York NY 10011,
Mar 28, 2014
Event Julio Grinblatt-Of Light and Time 81 Hester Street New York, New York 10002,
Mar 29, 2014
Event Aleksandar Duravcevic-Sala Gaspar Plaza Doctor Letamendi, 34 08007 Barcelona,
Apr 03, 2014
Event Adams Puryear-Rare Forms Exhibition 67 West St. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn,
Apr 04, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Sensation David Richard Gallery LLC | 544 SOUTH GUADALUPE STREET, SANTA FE, NM 87501,
Apr 04, 2014
Event Diana Cooper- "New York Women" G Gallery, Houston TX,
Apr 05, 2014
Event Witts-Novella Gallery Novella Gallery 164 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002,
Apr 05, 2014
Event Christina Freeman, Sarada Rauch, & Baris Gokturk-Heliopolis Heliopolis NYC,
Apr 11, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-We owe each other everything CCS Bard / Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale, NY,
Apr 13, 2014
Event Katie Murray-Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood The Museum of Contemporary Photography,
Apr 18, 2014
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Overview of MA Program

Diego Rivera Banner for MA ProgramSince its inception in 1952, our free-standing Master’s Program in Art History has become a model for similar programs developed throughout the country.  Although Hunter College is part of the City University of New York, as many as half our new students each year are from outside New York City and have traveled here specifically for the purpose of pursuing a degree at Hunter. Due to the high number of applicants and the reputation of the program, admissions are highly selective.

The MA program offers students a solid grounding in advanced graduate study.  The program includes seminars and lecture courses that address a wide range of topics in Western and Non-Western art—from ancient to contemporary—and in the history and theory of the field.  Within these courses, students are encouraged to make maximum use of the extraordinary exhibition and research facilities of New York City.  Some courses are given outside the classroom, at institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the students also have the opportunity to participate in mounting exhibitions for the Hunter College art galleries.

All courses are given in the late afternoon or in the evening, which enables students to work or hold internships while they are obtaining their degree.  Students may take 1, 2, or 3 courses a semester.  Part-time attendance allows our students to earn a degree while holding full-time jobs.  Many of the program’s students and alumni hold positions in galleries, museums, art organizations, and publishing houses, and many of the program’s graduates subsequently enter doctoral programs at a wide range of universities, within and outside of New York City.

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