Welcome to the webpage for our graduate program. You will find here practical details about our MA, Accelerated MA, MA/PhD, and PhD programs. Please consult the Graduate Student Handbook for more information regarding the programs, degree requirements, policies, and procedures. We hope that you will explore the rest of our website to find out more about our department, the faculty, current graduate students, and course offerings.

We offer graduate courses in European, American, East Asian, and African art. Students may pursue graduate degrees in European and American Art/Global Modern and Contemporary Art or East Asian Art. Students who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees that emphasize international and/or transnational modern and contemporary art should follow the European and American/Global Modern and Contemporary track. 

2021 Graduate Student Symposium: "Hindsight Is/"
February 18-20, 2021
All sessions are available on the KU Art History YouTube Channel
>See the symposium schedule HERE<



History of Art Graduate Student Association

Elected officers for the 2021-2022 academic year:

President: Michael Vanhartingsveldt

Vice-President: Maggie Vaughn (Fall 2021), Ying Zhu (Spring 2022)

Secretary: Kat White

Treasurer: Jeongwon Yoon

East Asian Art Faculty Rep: Daisuke Murata

Western Art Faculty Rep: Cara Nordengren

Mentoring Director: Julie Thompson Borger

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