New! Undergraduate Concentration in Museum Theory & Practice


Photo by J Caldwell, Nasher Museum of Art

For students interested in pursuing a museum career the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies now offers a B.A. degree in Art History that focuses on museum theory and practice. This concentration includes thirteen courses in museum theory, curatorial practice, and object study, as well as art history and the visual arts. Students selecting to pursue this concentration will graduate with a major in Art History, with a Concentration in Museum Theory and Practice, designated on their official transcripts.

Thirteen courses are required for the major. Areas of study include ancient, medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, modern and non-western art history. Three courses, including museum theory, practice, and at least one internship, are required.

For further information:
http://aahvs.duke.edu/undergraduate/majors/art-history-museum-theory-practice-major