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, 2019.

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Events & Exhibitions



Alexis Goodin, curator of Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape, discusses the human element in landscapes by Britain’s leading artists of the genre in the nineteenth century. Goodin identifies the personal connections artists had with their subjects—buildings, people, and places—and …



Thomas Krens lecture: The Manhattan Project

The Clark welcomes Thomas Krens, chairman of the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum and Director Emeritus of Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, for a series of four talks focused on the importance of art and architecture in shaping the …


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