Investigate and explore art theory and practice throughout history. Dive into how politics, religion, philosophy, literature and other fields influence art while cultivating your studio practice. With the benefit of working closely with a dedicated, professionally active faculty, the program provides a strong preparation for careers in fields such as museum studies, gallery work and publishing in the arts.
OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED WITH THIS MAJOR
- Hands-on experience in professional venues and institutions
- Access to over 100 museums and cultural institutions in Philadelphia, New York City, Washington, DC, and Baltimore
- Develop skills for careers in museum studies, gallery work and publishing in the arts
“My professors focused on not just the old but the new, so we also focused on contemporary artists and how art history influenced them and sometimes how it influences us. I learned a lot of stuff I never knew and it was mind-blowing.”