Temporary closure of Office & Resource Centre

The University’s “Task Force on Infectious Diseases” recommends that departments shall further reduce the level of services on campus.

Our department office will be closed until further notice, and our Resource Centre will be closed until at least 23 30 March 13 April 2020.

Meanwhile, our administrative staff will be working from home and communication will be conducted through emailing (find). Staff and students who need access to our library collection should email our Resources Officer Grace Wong for special arrangements.

New application deadline for MA in Art History (15 June 2020)

We are further extending the application deadline for our new MA in Art History programme to June 15, 2020 (Monday) 12:00 noon (GMT +8). Please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested in the programme.

To apply, please click here.

For details, please click here.

Application deadline: 17 March 2020 (Tuesday) 12:00 noon (GMT +8)

Alert: Office & Resource Centre close in February

The University’s “Task Force on Infectious Diseases” recommends that departments shall further reduce the level of services on campus.

Our department office will be closed until at least 17 24 February 2 9 March 2020, and our Resource Centre will be closed until 2 9 March 2020.

Meanwhile, our administrative staff will be working from home and communication will be conducted through emailing (find). Staff and students who need access to our library collection should email our Resources Officer Grace Wong for special arrangements.

Deadline extended for MA in Art History Application

We are extending the application deadline for our new MA in Art History programme. Applications are welcomed until March 5, 2020 (Thursday) 12:00 noon (GMT +8). Please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested in the programme.

To apply, please click here.

For details, please click here.

Application deadline: 5 March 2020 (Thursday) 12:00 noon (GMT +8)

Asian Art Essay Prize 2018-2019

The Department of Fine Arts is pleased to announce that the winner of Asian Art Essay Prize 2018-2019 is Tsang Hok Yau (Bibiana)! Her winning essay is entitled “Wen Boren’s Gazing into the Waterfall by the Autumnal Precipice.” (read) Congratulations!

The prize is generously funded by the the HKU Museum Society and the committee consists of Dr. Koon, Dr. Wyma and Dr. Hammers. We would like to thank all students who entered the competition this year and sincerely hope all enjoyed further developing their ideas in the submitted essays. We shall look forward to reading more excellent papers next year!

Special Office Hours

Due to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus and class suspension, the Department Office and Resource Center are operating on special office hours until further notice.

Monday to Friday: 10am-1pm, 2pm-4pm.

Close on public and university holidays.

AMER2058

This American Studies elective course, Art and Law in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries, is now open for enrollment.

Despite its AMER course code, its 6 credits can contribute to the Fine Arts programme requirements. To read more about the course, click here.

MA in Art History 2020-2021 is now OPEN for application

Our MA in Art History programme is the first MA in Hong Kong to focus on art history. It provides advanced training for students and specialists pursuing either academic study in art history or professional careers in museum, curatorial, and other art-related fields.

To apply, please click here.

For details, please click here.

Application deadline: 5 Mar 2020

Department Office & Resource Centre

The Department general office and resource centre have been re-opened since Wednesday 20th November 2019, and our office hours remain the same as before:

Monday to Friday
9am – 1pm, 2pm- 5:30pm

Please note that the University’s access control measure is still in effect. Staff and students are advised to carry valid UID cards for entry onto campus and at all times while on University premises.

Cancellation of Prof. Mark Ledbury’s seminar

Due to unexpected situation this seminar will be cancelled.