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The MFA in Art with a Concentration in Critical & Curatorial Studies educates graduate students to pursue a career in the fields of curatorial practice, art criticism, and public programming.  Upon completion of this three-year program, the student will be well versed in debates that define art and visual culture from modernism to the present, capable of conceiving new models of contemporary exhibition and criticism, and trained to execute professional, innovative projects in the field.  The University Art Galleries will be prominently featured in the curriculum, serving as laboratories for cultural research conducted by the Critical and Curatorial students and faculty.

The concentration's curriculum is interdisciplinary, taught and administered by a core faculty selected from Studio Art and the Visual Studies PhD program in the School of the Humanities.  The collaboration between Studio Art and Visual Studies is designed to prepare graduates for careers in such

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