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Welcome

"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint" - Edward Hopper.

Want to discover what art is trying to say? We are internationally recognised for our teaching and research in art history, from the Renaissance and 18th-19th century art to modern and contemporary art, including curating and art from Latin America.

Our courses allow you to study your passion in a stimulating and friendly environment while developing key professional skills for a wide range of exciting careers.

Why art history at Essex?

Curatorial Studies

Centre for Curatorial Studies

Our Centre for Curatorial Studies is a research and teaching unit based in our School that focuses on contemporary curatorial theory and practice and contemporary museology.

ESCALA

ESCALA

The Essex Collection of Art from Latin America (ESCALA) is a unique research and teaching resource giving our students the chance to engage with over 750 artworks from 1900 to the present.

BA Curatorial Studies

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Our new BA Curatorial Studies degree provides you with the expert knowledge and practical skills for pursuing careers in curating, gallery management and museums and combines class-based learning with hands-on experience.