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Bard College

Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Bard College, New York, NY


Overview


MA and PhD students at Bard Graduate Center in New York City study the cultural history of the material world from the arts of antiquity to the twenty-first century.

Address

38 West 86th Street
New York, NY, 10024, United States


Academics

Summary

Founded in 1993, Bard Graduate Center is a teaching and research institute located in New York City devoted to the cultural history of the material world. We offer MA and PhD degrees in Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture that prepare students to become scholars, curators, and museum professionals; promote innovative research through visiting fellowships and institutional partnerships; organize academic lectures, seminars, and symposia; and publish scholarly journals and monographs

Academic Fields
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
    Anthropology.
    Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
    History, General.
    Museology/Museum Studies.
Degrees
    Master's, MA, MA
    Doctoral, PhD, PhD
    Formats

    Full Time, On-Campus

    Keywords

    decorative arts, design history, material culture, art history, archaeology, anthropology, social history, cultural history, conservation. museum studies.


    Admissions

    Summary
    Our MA program typically enrolls 20-25 students per year. Our PhD program enrolls 1-3 students per year. Our students come from a range of backgrounds including American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, classics, English and comparative literature, history, museum studies, and sociology.

    Contacts

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    Mr. Keith Condon

    Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
    keith.condon@bgc.bard.edu