30 Master Programs in Art History 2020

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.  The master in Art History encourages students and develops skills to understand the historical context of art works, to have a critical analysis, and be able to do inte… Read more

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

The master in Art History encourages students and develops skills to understand the historical context of art works, to have a critical analysis, and be able to do interpretive reading of both works of art and academic texts.

Master's Degree in Art History

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Kensington, United Kingdom

The MA in Art History and Visual Culture programme prepares students for advanced research in the visual arts and an exciting creative career in the art world. This programme ... +

The MA in Art History and Visual Culture programme prepares students for advanced research in the visual arts and an exciting creative career in the art world. This programme focuses on intercultural issues in art history and visual culture, and professional practice in the visual arts, which prepares graduate students for further education and careers in the arts and creative cultural industries. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Rome, Italy

John Cabot University’s MA in Art History guides students toward professional mastery of the materials and methods of art history with an emphasis on first-hand research in th ... +

John Cabot University’s MA in Art History guides students toward professional mastery of the materials and methods of art history with an emphasis on first-hand research in the museums, monuments, and archaeological sites of Rome. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
15 months
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Lugano, Switzerland +1 More

The Master in History and Theory of Art and Architecture (MSTAA) includes both the study of the history of architecture and art history. It is a complete Master with the aim o ... +

The Master in History and Theory of Art and Architecture (MSTAA) includes both the study of the history of architecture and art history. It is a complete Master with the aim of reversing the growing marginalization of architecture art history studies. At the same time, the study of architecture and art history in various times in history (the middle ages, the modern age, and the contemporary age) is complemented by in-depth studies on the theory and criticism of architecture, artistic literature, the history and practice of restoration (with moments of activity in the field), museology and digital humanities with an eye towards other artistic and cultural expressions (photography, cinema, theatre, literature). Practical workshops and internships in affiliated institutions complete the Master's training offer. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English, Italian
Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts degree in Art History offers students a curriculum that covers a range of historical, theoretical, geographic, and transcultural topics. For some students, ... +

The Master of Arts degree in Art History offers students a curriculum that covers a range of historical, theoretical, geographic, and transcultural topics. For some students, the Master of Arts degree is a terminal degree in preparation for curatorial or education careers in galleries and museums; for others, it is the preparation to enter a Ph.D. program elsewhere. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Bengaluru, India

The MA in Aesthetics and Visual Cultures enables students to engage with a range of artistic and cultural practices including the visual arts, performance arts, film, and vide ... +

The MA in Aesthetics and Visual Cultures enables students to engage with a range of artistic and cultural practices including the visual arts, performance arts, film, and video. It enables you to understand the histories and theories of these practices in an Indian as well as the international context so that students are equipped to work within the wider field of arts and culture as museum/gallery/festival curators, researchers, policymakers, consultants or entrepreneurs. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Medford, USA

The master’s program in Art History is designed to provide a broad historical and theoretical understanding of the visual arts, in addition to developing critical thinking and ... +

The master’s program in Art History is designed to provide a broad historical and theoretical understanding of the visual arts, in addition to developing critical thinking and methodological skills. Students engage these issues through course work, seminars independent research, and teaching experience. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MLitt in History of Photography offers a range of innovative modules that cover from the origins of photography to contemporary practices and debates, including modernist ... +

The MLitt in History of Photography offers a range of innovative modules that cover from the origins of photography to contemporary practices and debates, including modernist art photography, documentary approaches, photographic collections, and technological advances up to the digital era. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Arts and Culture: Art History is a unique curatorial program, with a combination of historical and theoretical depth. The faculty of our masters is specialized in th ... +

The MA in Arts and Culture: Art History is a unique curatorial program, with a combination of historical and theoretical depth. The faculty of our masters is specialized in the fields of Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, Northern Renaissance and Baroque art, including pre-modern globalization, the art of the Enlightenment, twentieth-century art, art criticism, new media, and materials and techniques. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Canterbury, United Kingdom

It includes a term in Rome where we run the MA with the American University of Rome. A range of themes and approaches are considered in this MA with a particular focus on medi ... +

It includes a term in Rome where we run the MA with the American University of Rome. A range of themes and approaches are considered in this MA with a particular focus on medieval, Renaissance and Baroque art in Italy. The first term is taught in Canterbury. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Helsinki, Finland

ViCCA explores emerging knowledge and practices at the intersections of visual cultures, curating and contemporary art. We facilitate students to develop and contextualize the ... +

ViCCA explores emerging knowledge and practices at the intersections of visual cultures, curating and contemporary art. We facilitate students to develop and contextualize their own practices within and in between these contexts. The programme is open to artists, curators, scholars and practitioners with different backgrounds and experience, who are looking for opportunities to understand, challenge and shift the paradigms of contemporary art and the world around us. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Campus
 
Cagliari, Italy

I laureati nel corso di laurea interclasse in Archeologia o in Storia dell’arte acquisiscono conoscenze a livello specialistico che rientrano in ambiti comuni ovvero specifici ... +

I laureati nel corso di laurea interclasse in Archeologia o in Storia dell’arte acquisiscono conoscenze a livello specialistico che rientrano in ambiti comuni ovvero specifici delle due lauree magistrali. In particolare acquisiscono competenze nell’ambito del restauro dei Beni culturali e perfezionano le conoscenze precedentemente acquisite nell’ambito dell’archeologia e storia dell’arte greca e romana, e dell’archeologia cristiana e medievale. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht, Netherlands

Our specialised and intensive Master's programme immerses you in traditional and innovative approaches to the history of art.

Our specialised and intensive Master's programme immerses you in traditional and innovative approaches to the history of art. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Madrid, Spain

Los tres departamentos de Historia del Arte de la Facultad de Geografía e Historia: I (Medieval), II (Moderno) y III (Contemporáneo), ofrecen conjuntamente el Máster Universit ... +

Los tres departamentos de Historia del Arte de la Facultad de Geografía e Historia: I (Medieval), II (Moderno) y III (Contemporáneo), ofrecen conjuntamente el Máster Universitario de Estudios Avanzados en Historia del Arte Español, primero de estas características en el marco de los estudios de Postgrado de la Universidad Española. Este máster está destinado a todos aquellos que deseen alcanzar una formación superior y especializada en el arte español. -
Master
Full-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
Tarragona, Spain

Up to now, there has been a lack of a specific master's degree that provides future researchers with the training they need to undertake a research career in the Humanities. I ... +

Up to now, there has been a lack of a specific master's degree that provides future researchers with the training they need to undertake a research career in the Humanities. In this regard, providing specialist scientific training addresses an important social and employment need among the scientific community at both national and international levels. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English, Catalan, Spanish
Oct 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
 
London, United Kingdom

This programme is an unrivalled opportunity to study the arts of China, Korea and Japan. Students consider a wide range of East Asian arts, from Chinese archaeology to Japanes ... +

This programme is an unrivalled opportunity to study the arts of China, Korea and Japan. Students consider a wide range of East Asian arts, from Chinese archaeology to Japanese prints, Korean installation works to Buddhist monuments, exploring their specificity and the links between them, in historical and contemporary periods. In many parts of East Asia, archaeological evidence is key to understanding early societies. The programme, therefore, relates excavated materials to the history of art. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 

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