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Art/Critical Museum Studies (MFA, MA, PhD)

University at Buffalo

The Department of Art unites the disciplines of art, art history and theory.


The College of Arts and Sciences Department of Art
202 Center for the Arts
Buffalo, NY, 14260, United States

What We Offer

Summary

Practicing artists and designers are expected to cultivate the relationship of research, theory and history to their work, and, concurrently, art historians, theorists and curators are compelled to engage multiple visual platforms and environments beyond the traditional discourse of art.

The emphasis of our programs on interdisciplinary practice, supported by the University at Buffalo’s comprehensive research facility, is at the core of our departmental mission.


Academic Fields

Art.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Digital Arts.
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Degrees

Master's Degree, MA, Master of Arts in Visual Studies
Master's Degree, MFA, Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art
Master's Degree, MA, Masters in Critical Museum Studies
Doctoral Degree, PhD, PhD in Visual Studies


Formats

Part Time, Full Time

Keywords

Artist, Curator, Professor, Printmaker, Researcher.

Contacts

Daniel Vargas

Daniel Vargas
Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
dvargas3@buffalo.edu
dvargas3@buffalo.edu
716-6451387

Ryan Taughrin

Ryan Taughrin
Graduate Recruitment Officer
ryantaug@buffalo.edu
ryantaug@buffalo.edu
716-645-9042

David Lang

David Lang
langdj@buffalo.edu

Jennifer Mdurvwa

Jennifer Mdurvwa
Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
jmdurvwa@buffalo.edu
jmdurvwa@buffalo.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Given the interdisciplinary nature of the department, and our range of programs, we are looking for a wide variety of students. For those looking at our MA/PhD in Visual Studies, we are looking for individuals with backgrounds who want to use art to challenge the social norm. The MFA is designed to push the boundaries of creative inquiry and production. Our new MA in Critical Museum Studies is designed for those who know they want to pursue careers in museums and related spaces.


Academic Backgrounds

Art.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.

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