Call for Applications: 2023 Art History & Visual Culture Graduate Studies at York University

Art History & Visual Culture Graduate Studies at York University

Deadline to apply: February 15th 2023

The Graduate Program in Art History & Visual Culture at York is a dynamic, flexible and evolving course of study. Its global and interdisciplinary reach is founded on Canada’s diverse cultural history and heritage in the visual arts and is designed to meet current and future expectations of expertise in art and architectural history, visual culture, critical theory and writing, and the gallery and museum field. Responsive to individual student needs, the program offers a range of courses, placements, visual and archival resources, and faculty interests.

The MA and PhD programs in Art History & Visual Culture at York offer exceptional opportunities for research and professional development within a department that is unique in terms of resources, location, faculty and areas of interest. York’s Art History and Visual Culture faculty support diverse areas of specialization, including Canadian, curation, museology, Indigenous, non-Western and diaspora cultural practices, art criticism, and interdisciplinary issues and approaches.

The objective of the program is to prepare candidates for careers in art history and academia, as well as in publishing, curatorial practice, museology and arts administration. We also offer a concurrent Curatorial Studies Diploma and a combined MA/MBA degree with York University’s Schulich School of Business.

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For more information about the AHVC program requirements, submitting an application, and/or possible fellowship funding options, please contact Dawn Burns, Graduate Program Assistant at 416.736.5533 or