• Art History at Hamline University

    The study of art history involves the analysis of art and architecture within a cultural framework and is thus highly interdisciplinary in approach.  The goals of the department are to enhance students' perceptual and analytical abilities and improve research and writing skills. Through foundation courses, specialized electives, and advanced seminars art history students gain the ability to work independently on a senior research project that is the culmination of undergraduate art history studies.
      


  • Department News

    Explore Featured News Stories featuring the Department of Studio Arts and Art History. 
    Discover more about the Current Exhibition in the Soeffker Gallery.

      

  • Art History Facilities

    The Department of Studio Arts and Art History maintains a collection of more than 80,000 slides and digital images. The 2,000-square-foot painting studio has almost 1,000 square feet of north light. The printmaking studio is equipped for the intaglio printmaking process. Housed in separate buildings are 2,130 square feet of sculpture and drawing studios. The sculpture studio is equipped for clay modeling and plaster casting. The Soeffker Gallery, a 900-square-foot, secure and climate-controlled gallery houses the permanent collection and features annual exhibitions that have brought national attention to the university.

      

  • Additional News

    Dec 12 2014

    Wykes Published

    Professor of Studio Arts Andrew Wykes' article titled, "Emergence: Coming out of our teachers, the places we loved, and how we find ourselves now" will be published in January of 2015.

    Printmaking students, Caitlin Seim and Kyle Nobles, recently had their prints accepted into the 2015 Student Small Print International Exhibition at El Minia University in Egypt.

    Professor George Chu will present a symposium entitled, "La Interrelación de la Musica, las Bellas Artes, y la Pobreza" (The Interrelationship of Music, Fine Arts, and Poverty) in Villarica, Chile on Thursday, January 8.

    Nov 6 2014

    Best Books

    Faculty e. lockhart and alum Christine Heppermann (MFAC '10) both have books named to Publisher's Weekly list of best YA books of 2014.