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Art History

The Division of Art History examines art and visual culture as instruments of knowledge and methods of human expression that operate in many arenas of history, tradition, and the contemporary environment.

We offer a BA major with an honors option as well as a minor in Art History for those pursing other undergraduate majors. At the graduate level, an MA degree and a PhD degree are available.

Recent Art History News

Site Machines by Tivon Rice
Many in Seattle were saddened in 2015 when co-founders Beth Sellars and George Suyama announced that Suyama Space would be closing. A beautiful new book documents the exhibitions there. Read more
Students meet with recent alumni in Space 120
The School's advising team is thrilled to be co-facilitating a new course for undergraduates during winter quarter 2018 — ARTS 350: Arts in Collaboration. Alumni from the visual and performing arts are participating. Read more
Barbara Earl Thomas and Fionn Meade
Join us in the Jacob Lawrence Gallery on Dec 6 for a discussion led by Barbara Earl Thomas and Fionn Meade on the structure of non-profit art institutions centered on exhibition-making. Read more