• Annual Juried Student Exhibition

    Annual Juried Student Exhibition – Madison Senseney ’15 is awarded the Juror’s Award for her 5th c. B.C. Greek Replication and Variation, (ceramic).

  • NYC 2015

    Senior Art & Art History students, together with their professors, tour The Greenwich Pottery House during the department annual trip to New York City.

  • Art & Art History Alumni Lecture

    Stephanie Daugherty ’10, Associate Manager and Curator of The President Woodrow Wilson House (Washington DC), shares valuable advice, on different types of work involved in museums and historical institutions for an ongoing lecture series, “Where are they now? Art History Alums in the Field”

Art & Art History Programs

The department offers a flexible program of study in interrelated studio and art history courses, with potential majors in two areas, art history and studio art. The department encourages students from other disciplines than art to select courses from both areas.

The department offers:

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Overview of Art & Art History

Professor Felicia Else discusses what makes the Art & Art History department unique at Gettysburg.

Captivated by curation

Emily Francisco '14 curates Andy Warhol exhibit

Emily Francisco '14When Emily Francisco ’14 stepped onto Gettysburg College’s campus, she was immediately overcome by the energy and sense of community she experienced.  It was Get Acquainted Day in April 2010, and she got her “dot.”

Francisco, now a double major in Art History and English with a writing concentration, knew she wanted to be in a place where she wasn’t just a number, and she had a good sense of what courses she wanted to pursue once she arrived.  “At the time, I was interested in finding a school with both strong English and Studio Art programs, so the fact that Gettysburg had strengths in both appealed to me,” Francisco said.

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