The Research Excellence Framework has confirmed our dept as world-leading

Research-led teaching in small groups for undergraduates and postgraduates

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

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Our academics are involved in exhibitions of national importance

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News

Events

Mon
26
Feb

Piranesi in the Valley of the Uncanny

4.30PM, Bowland Auditorium BS/005

Caroline van Eck (University of Cambridge)

Tue
27
Feb

Looking backward at eighteenth-century English pornography

4.30PM, King's Manor K/G07

Kathleen Lubey (St. John's University)

Tue
6
Mar

Cosmic Roads: Relocating Modernism

6.30PM, Bowland Auditorium BS/005

Morad Montazami (Tate)

History of Art at York

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Our degrees offer a rich variety of choices and specialisms. Learn more about our favourite topics:

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Professional Partners

Via YAHCs (York Art History Collaborations), we are in partnership with Tate Britain, the V&A, the National Gallery and many more.

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Welcome

Michael White HoD

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 Michael White
Head of Department

 

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