AP Art History
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Important: Because of school closures due to COVID-19, we’re offering at-home testing for the 2020 AP Art History Exam as well as free resources to help you prepare. For more details, visit the 2020 AP Coronavirus Updates AP Art History exam page. Note that any related adjustments to 2020 AP Exams, such as length or content covered, may not be reflected on all AP Students pages.
The AP Art History Exam will test your understanding of the art historical concepts covered in the course units, as well as your ability to analyze and compare works of art and place them in historical context.
80 questions 1hr 50% of Score
There are two types of multiple-choice questions on the exam:
You’ll be asked to:
6 questions 2hrs 50% of Score
There are six free-response questions on the exam:
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2019 AP Art History Free-Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines
Review the released free-response questions and the scoring guidelines.
AP Art History Exam Free-Response Question and Scoring Information Archive
Review free-response questions, sample student responses, and scoring guidelines from 2018 and earlier.