MASO is the graduate student-run art history organization that provides a wealth of information relating to studying for comprehensive exams and language exams and MA thesis guidelines study sessions. They also generously provide the refreshments for the department mixers.
Useful Resources and Links for Students
New York is home to a diverse group of cultural institutions, libraries, and archives that offer invaluable resources in all fields of art historical study. While this list is by no means comprehensive, it provides a starting point for the viewing and researching of art in New York City.
On behalf of The Museum of Modern Art, we’d like to invite you to join us at a series of events called PopRally. PopRally is a program at MoMA and MoMA PS1 that features collaborations with artists and musicians, performances, film screenings, receptions, and special viewings of exhibitions. Past events include performances by Cat Power, Patti Smith, Black Meteoric Star, and Sigur Rós and collaborations with Doug Aitken, Marcel Dzama, and Spike Jonze. These events have low ticket costs, complimentary drinks, and the opportunity to be in the Museum and participate in events during non-public hours. You can find out more about the series at MoMA.org/poprally.
We invite you to join our mailing list at: MoMA.org/poprally/mailinglist
The Whitney Museum of American Art
Free for students with CUNY ID.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York Public Library
Archives of American Art
for the Study of the Ancient World
American Numismatic Society
Offers fellowships specifically for graduate art historians.
Morgan Library and Museum
Center for the Arts
El Museo del Barrio
at Fashion Institute of Technology
Society and Museum
National Design Museum
Museum of Art
Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
The Jewish Museum
Rubin Museum of Art
Museum for African Art
New Museum of Contemporary Art
Pilot Program to Borrow Books
Graduate Center students and faculty now have the opportunity to borrow books through a newly launched pilot program established by NYPL Research Libraries, and Columbia and NYU libraries. MaRLI (Manhattan Research Libraries Initiative) allows you to borrow books within certain parameters established by the libraries. This pilot program runs through June 2012.
At NYPL Research Libraries, many books that were non-circulating may now be borrowed under this program. You can establish eligibility for the program in this way:
- If you do not already have an NYPL library card, apply for one online: www.nypl.org/help/library-card
- Consult with a research librarian at NYPL and complete the online application for MaRLI membership as directed. (Call the library – the consultation may be waived.)
- For further information, see the NYPL/MaRLI page.