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Study photographs as objects that require proper care, handling, and management

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Explore the historic, theoretical and cultural significance of photographic images

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Develop a holistic understanding of photography and photographic collections

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Degree Program

Our master of arts degree program consists of three components: classroom work, internship rotations, and a master’s essay.

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The University of Rochester and the George Eastman Museum, the world’s oldest photography museum, partner to offer this premier program.

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Our students have held internships and found employment at many prestigious institutions.

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Program Spotlight

2018 Photographic Preservation and Collections Management graduate Katie Cornell will present her research on the Zelda Mackay collection of photographs at George Eastman Museum this summer at ICOM's CIDOC conference in Heraklion, Crete. Her research paper is accessible through UR Research

CIDOC Conference Information

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