We are internationally recognised for teaching and research in
art history and curating, from the Renaissance and 18th-19th century art to modern and contemporary art.
Our courses allow you to study your passion firsthand while developing professional skills
and experience for a wide range of careers.
Our Centre for Curatorial Studies offers courses in curating theory
and practice for undergraduates and postgraduates. We have an on-campus gallery
Art Exchange and our
Essex Collection of Art from Latin America (ESCALA)
has a state-of-the-art
teaching and research space
for our students' use.
Why art history at Essex?
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.
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