• Kathya Lopez

    For the love of art: Kathya Lopez '18 participates in 2015 Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy and Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship at LACMA

  • 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.

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

Faculty Highlights

Sarah Jacobs '06 is a new Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Art Department faculty this year. She currently teaches Intro to Art, and Painting I and II. She's had several exhibitions from London to Maryland, including two solo exhibitions.

1. (Fair) Sept 11 - 13 2015, Mehta Bell Projects, Start Art Fair satellite exhibition at Lights of Soho, London, United Kingdom, Ignis Fatuus: Dreams and Delusions, Curated by Melissa Digby-Bell and Jag Mehta

2. (2-Person) Sunday, Sep. 20 – Friday, Oct. 23, 2015,  Scott Center Gallery at CCCC, Westminster, Maryland, USA,  Sarah Jacobs & Robyn Jacobs, Expand - Collapse, curated by Margaret Ball & Jessica Hardesty,
Reception: Sunday, Sep. 20, 2 – 4 p.m.

3. (Solo) January 2016, RandallScottProjects, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, curated by Randall Scott

4. (Solo) February 22 - March 18, Phaze 2 Gallery, Shepherd University, West Virginia, USA, curated by Evan Boggess

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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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