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, and regardless of citizenship status. The Graduate Program awards numerous full financial aid packages. The application deadline is January 3, 2020.

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Events & Exhibitions



Florence Gould Foundation Fellow Lisa Lee presents “Thomas Hirschhorn: Work in Movement.” Throughout the 1990s, contemporary artist Thomas Hirschhorn contrived unorthodox modes of circulation—gifting, pamphleting, hawking, abandoning—in pursuit of a “nonexclusive audience” for his work. This lecture will consider Hirschhorn’s …


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