"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?
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.
BA Curatorial Studies
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.