Art & Art History

Explore art and its impact on society

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The Art and Art History department offers:

Featured course

Jump to level: All Art & Art History courses

by level: 100200300400

Video: Art Department 101

Watch the video to learn how the Art department engages students with its faculty of talented art professionals.
A student polishing her pottery in the Art Studio

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 “Through Our Eyes” (spring 2020), digital exhibition 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

Plains of Mars

West Gallery

West Gallery Student Show Install

Art House

Art House

Art Alliance

Juried Student Exhibition