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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

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This symposium on November 17 focuses on Indian painting in Mewar and Marwar, distinct areas of Rajasthan ruled by Rajputs (Hindu kings), and the Mughal empire between the seventeenth century and nineteenth centuries. Read more
Robin Held
Alum Robin Held is now the Executive Director of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at Washington State University. Her appointment was announced on June 26, and she began work on August 7. Read more
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This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of August 2018. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there. Read more