College of Letters & Science
Elvehjem Building (LEFT) and Chazen Art Museum (RIGHT)
Art History is a dynamic department that teaches and pursues cutting-edge research in the history of art, material culture, and visual culture.

The Department of Art History's award-winning faculty produce cutting edge research and teach innovative classes which prepare our students to thrive in contemporary society. The department encourages the study of the global history of art, and material and visual culture, from a wide range of periods and a variety of world cultures. Housed in the Chazen Museum of Art, the Department works closely with the Museum to provide students with opportunities to gain training in all facets of museum work, including exhibition training.

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People

People

Our faculty and students excel in award-winning research on a great breadth of topics using cutting-edge approaches.

Academics

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We offer flexible B.A and B.S. undergraduate majors, free-standing M.A. programs, and Ph.D. programs as well as opportunities to practice curatorial work and engage in public humanities research.

Resources

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Our department prides itself in collaborating with other programs and entities on campus in the arts and humanities.

Chair's Corner

Art History remembers Frank Horlbeck

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News

Michael H. Feinberg (PhD candidate) awarded university funds to present at South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
February 18, 2019
Sophia Maxine Farmer Presents at CAA
February 07, 2019
Fernanda Villarroel Leaps on Curatorial Practice
January 28, 2019

Events

Elvehjem, Room L140
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
L170, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building