Grad Art

A collaboration between Williams and the Clark Art Institute

A Defining Experience

The Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art provides exemplary preparation for careers in the academy, museums, and associated fields. Our graduates credit their time here as a defining scholarly and professional experience.

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Our student body varies widely in age, experience, background, and nationality. We welcome applicants from outside the field of the history of art. The application deadline is January 6, 2017.

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Events & Exhibitions



WCMA 107: Enlivening Texture & Textile in Art

Join Deborah Brothers, Costume Designer and Lecturer in Theatre at Williams College for a mini-course on artists’ renderings of texture, form, and movement  and how they beckon the viewer to respond with the body. Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 4:00 PM to …



Creating “Sensing Place”

Join curators Mark C. Taylor, Professor of Religion at Columbia University, and Henry W. Art, Robert F. Rosenburg Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies at Williams College, for the opening lecture of Sensing Place: Reflecting on Stone Hill. Sunday, July 10, 2016, 3:00 pm-4:30 …




WCMA 114: Museum: The Gathering

Join David Gurçay-Morris, Assistant Professor of Theatre at Williams College, for an immersive performance about the nature of cultural evolution and the possibility for art to be democratic. Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Williams College Museum of Art.

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