History of Art


History of Art

The History of Art Department at UCL is one of the most dynamic centres for the study of art history in the world. Based in Bloomsbury, our staff and students have access to all of the incredible galleries, museums and libraries that London has to offer. Our research and teaching cuts across boundaries of geography, chronology and discipline. 

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Welcome to the Department

A message from Head of Department, Professor Bob Mills.

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Study with us: Undergraduate

Learn more about our Undergraduate degrees. 

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Study with us: Postgraduate

Learn more about our Postgraduate degrees. 

History of Art Books


Find out about our departmental research.

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News and Events

Regular and exciting news and events from the department. 

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About the Department

History of our department, dating back to the 19th Century. 

Undergraduate Virtual Open Days

Join us online for our Virtual Open Days from Monday, 22 April 2024, to Friday, 26 April 2024, via the button below! You can book and attend our live Q&A sessions to have your questions answered by our dedicated staff and students.

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Contact Us

Office Opening Times: 
Monday-Friday: 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00. Outside of these times the professional services team can be reached via email. 

Postal Address: 
University College London, Department of History of Art, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK

Banner Image: On a Balcony, Mary Cassatt, 1878-79.