Research-led teaching in small groups for undergraduates and postgraduates

Vibrant student societies and activities, including a student-run gallery on campus

Undergraduate in York Art Gallery

Sculpture Victorious at Tate Britain- co-curated by Jason Edwards

Our academics are involved in exhibitions of national importance

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Department of History of Art

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Student visit to V&A, photo courtesy of Philippa Turner

History of Art at York

Why study History of Art at York? Watch our video to find out!  

The Department is in partnership with Tate Britain, the V&A and the National Gallery.

Our Partnerships


Ours is one of the largest and
most dynamic History of Art departments in the world. Particular strengths lie in

But what makes us special are the critical ideas and innovative approaches we bring to our teaching and research – all within a famously friendly atmosphere and spectacular historic location. 

Professor Liz Prettejohn
Head of Department


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