Art and Art History
Explore the Department of Art and Art History
The Department of Art and Art History provides an integrated studio and art history experience. Through the study of history, critical analysis, materials, techniques and contemporary art practices, we encourage you to construct meaning, understand multiple perspectives, employ differing academic disciplines and unravel the complexities of creativity. Our department is committed to fostering an education that inspires you to innovate, while honoring the traditions of the past and the techniques of the masters. Our alumni go into the workforce employing creative and critical thinking that ultimately manifests in a diverse scope of professional careers. From authors to teachers, designers to business owners, we are proud of the imaginative successes of our former students.
The Senior Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
is currently on view at the Museum of Art until May 20, 2021
students create giant masks as part of
Prof. Akiyama's Introduction to Sculpture Class
Woodworking professor Leah Woods spearheads Prison Outreach Program
Professor Leah Woods, along with colleagues Lynn Szymanski and Mary McLaughlin, is spearheding a new woodworking program in the NH Correctional Facility for women located in Concord. The initiative is part of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters prison outreach program.
Prof. Ivo van der Graaff publishes bibliography on the architecture of Pompeii
Assistant professor of art history Ivo van der Graaff has published Pompeii, Origins through Destruction, an annotated bibliography on the architectural development of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. This monumental work, which focuses on primary sources and monographs, will be an invaluable resource for scholars in the field of Roman studies.