The Department of Art History at the University of Delaware announces a new Curatorial Track PhD Program in Art History. The aim of the program is to train graduate students in art history who seek to become curators in museums or other institutions dealing with the fine arts.
Information from the University, 12 September 2011
Open to students who have been accepted into the department’s doctoral program, the Curatorial Track PhD combines intensive, specialized training in graduate-level art historical studies with an interdisciplinary component consisting of coursework in the following fields: Art Conservation and Preservation Studies; Museum Studies; Technical Art History; Material Culture Studies; and Business and Non-Profit Management.
Training also provides students with a minimum of two semesters of museum internship experience. Our program partner institutions include: the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Delaware Art Museum, and the Walters Art Museum.
The CTPhD program is made possible by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Application deadline: January 2, 2012
For information on curriculum, fellowships, and application procedures, please consult www.udel.edu/ArtHistory