Art & Art History

Explore art and its impact on society

The Art and Art History department offers:

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by level: 100200300400

Art Department 101

Learn how the Art department engages students with its faculty of talented art professionals.

Faculty publications & creative activities

“The History of the Group Exhibition from the Harmon Foundation to Black Male in The Routledge Companion to African American Art History ed. Eddie Chambers

  • The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence: From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia by Felicia Else, Professor of Art History

  • Exhibition “Levitate/Gravitate” (05/03/2019- 06/01/2019), MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN by Austin Stiegemeier, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

  • Ancient China and its Eurasian Neighbors: Artifacts, Identity and Death in the Frontier, Prof. Yan Sun co-authored with Katheryn M. Linduff, Wei Cao and Yuanqing Liu

Student Opportunities

  • Schmucker Art Gallery provides students the chance to learn the ropes behind Gallery and Museum work, whether as student workers, part of a class or as curators themselves.
  • West Gallery provides a convenient and flexible exhibition space near the Painting and Drawing Studios, used for works that range from introductory classes to professional artists and where students can also serve as curators.
  • Art House is a College House centered around celebrating the arts on campus. Its mission is to promote art programs and establish a stronger artistic community on the Gettysburg College campus as well as local Gettysburg.
  • Art Alliance is a visual arts-oriented extracurricular club on campus. It brings together anyone with an interest in art with any level of training to work in a collaborative and open setting.