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 3, 2018.

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Events & Exhibitions

10/30

Lecture: Spyros Papapetros–“Ornament and Evolution”

Spyros Papapetros, associate professor of history and theory of architecture at Princeton University, presents “Ornament and Evolution.” Enmeshed with the life histories of flourishing or atrophying social, political, and cultural organisms, turn-of-the-century discussions of the controversial topic of ornamentation invited …

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10/31

Lecture: Christopher Heuer

Christopher Heuer presents “Arctic Ink.” When a mysterious cache of sixteenth-century Netherlandish engravings was found in the Arctic circle in 1870, many questions arose. What do such objects, for example, tell us about narratives of Renaissance globalization? About “cultural exchange” …

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