About

The Department of Art and Art History

About the Department of Art and Art History

We offer degrees in studio art, art history and museum studies. If you are interested in making art and in thinking with materials, consider taking courses with us!


Our courses

We develop artistic self-sufficiency that prepares students for careers in education, the community and in museums.  Courses also develop skills in the critical analysis of art objects and visual culture in a variety of historical, geopolitical and cultural contexts.

Our graduates

We equip our students with the overlapping technical, research and interpretive skills that professional art practices demand.

Galleries

The Little Gallery and the 621 Gallery are located on the 6th floor of the Art Building; both provide weekly exhibition space for students, faculty and art classes.

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Studio and Technical Resources

The Department of Art and Art History offers distinct spaces for Drawing, Painting, Photography and Sculpture work by students.

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Nickle Gallery

Formerly known as The Nickle Arts Museum, the Nickle Galleries features three impressive galleries highlighting the best of contemporary art in western Canada and intriguing art and artifacts drawn from the Nickle and the Library’s wide-ranging collections.

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Giving

Giving

Thanks to generous donor support we are able to continually offer robust facilities that enrich programs and create research opportunities for our students in Art and Art History.

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Work with us

Work with us

Learn about exciting career opportunities within Art and Art History. Your next step begins here.

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