MA in Art - Concentration in Art History & Visual Culture

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As a graduate student in our visual culture program, you have the opportunity to explore visual art through an interdisciplinary perspective. Developing knowledge and skills in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies and/or Studio Art, you will analyze the visual world through historical, social and cultural lenses. Our program will prepare you for engagement in a contemporary arts world through our focus on critical and creative inquiry, learn-by-doing approach, effective written and oral communication skills, and social justice-based perspectives. You will also benefit from our smaller-sized MA program that fosters one-on-one interaction and mentorship with faculty.

Degree details

Admission requirements

Admission to the MA in Art (concentration in Art History and Visual Culture)

Program Contact

Meg Griffiths

Application Deadlines

Spring - November 15
Fall - February 1

How to Apply

  1. Apply for admission to the TWU Graduate School.
  2. Complete a separate application to the Department of Visual Arts through SlideRoom. This will consist of:
    • Letter of intent
    • Research statement
    • Current vita or resumé
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Two papers in the field
  3. Complete a video chat or in-person interview with faculty.  Please reach out to the graduate admissions coordinator, Professor Meg Griffiths at

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