Study masterworks first-hand at renowned galleries and museums
The Art History program encourages the pleasures of looking and direct, interpretive engagement with the visual arts. Our location in Washington, D.C. ensures the availability of bountiful cultural and historical resources, while our faculty offers diverse methodological and scholarly approaches to the arts. We advocate the intertwining of visual, historical analyses with philosophical hypotheses and theoretical, political debates. We are attentive to the narrative qualities and rhetorical persuasiveness of art historical writing in dialogue with art objects,
The Bachelor of Arts in Art History curriculum covers ancient to contemporary art, with significant emphasis
See the Art History Program website for more information.