Art History Movements

Global Prehistory

30,000 BCE - 8,000 BCE
8000 BCE - 3000 BCE

Ancient Mediterranean

3500 BCE - 2340 BCE
2575 BC - 2134 BC
2134 BCE - 1550 BCE
1792 BCE - 1750 BCE
1550 BCE - 1070 BCE
1000 BCE - 270 BCE
883 BCE - 612 BCE
753 BCE
600 BCE - 480 BCE
559 BCE - Approx. 331 BCE
507 BCE - 27 BCE
480 BCE - 323 BCE
323 BCE - 30 BCE
27 BCE - 410 CE

Early Europe and Colonial Americas

200 - 500
481 - 714
500 - 700
500 - 726
630 - Present
726 - 843
843 - 1453
1050 - 1150
1140 - 1400
1250 - 1400
1400 - 1500
1400 - 1600
1495 - 1520
1500 - 1820
1520 - 1600
1690 - 1700
1700 - 1750

Later Europe and Americas

1700 - 1815
1789 - 1848
1848 - 1869
1872 - 1889
1880 - 1899
1890 - 1914
1890 - 1899
1905 - 1939
1905
1907 - 1939
1914 - 1929
1916 - 1925
1917 - 1939
1920 - 1939
1920 - 1939
1924 - 1939
1930 - 1939
1945 - 1959
1955 - 1969
1960 - 1969
1960 - 1969
1970 - 1999
1975 - Present

South, East, and Southeast Asia

3000 BCE - Present
800 BCE - Present
1789 - 1848

Indigenous Americas

3500 BCE - 1492 CE
900 BCE - 200 BCE
300 - 900
550 - 1400
800 - 1500
1200 - 1532
1400 - 1521
1700 - Present

Africa

3000 BCE - Present

The Pacific

800 BCE - Present

Global Contemporary

1980 - Present