Art Programs Many Pipers gravitate to the studio arts and art history majors at Hamline. Hamline’s extensive program prepares majors for a variety of careers in the arts. Hamline students have also been successful at gaining premier internships at internationally renowned institutions such as the Tate Modern in Great Britain, the Museum for African Arts in New York, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. The Twin Cities offers a vibrant arts community with countless museums, public art, and art studios, fairs, and cooperatives. Studio Arts As a studio arts major you will be involved in a broad range of media from beginning drawing, life drawing, painting, sculpture, intaglio printmaking, as well as mixed media. Hamline maintains modern studio art facilities, including a 2,000-square-foot painting studio (with almost 1,000 square feet of north light), a printmaking studio equipped for the intaglio printmaking process, a 1,600-square-foot sculpture studio, and a newly dedicated 1,600-square-foot studio space for courses specifically designed for non-majors. Art History Art history majors embark on a well-rounded learning experience that combines the study of history, economics, literature, politics, sociology, and philosophy. Students gain the ability to interpret the visual aspects of a piece, as well as an understanding of the cultural framework that informed it. The Department of Art History maintains a collection of 80,000 slides and digital images for student use. Drew Fine Arts Center features a 900-square-foot, climate-controlled gallery, which houses a permanent collection. Careers and Graduate Work Hamline’s art and art history program prepares students for a variety of careers and graduate work, including: Curator ProfessorArt investment and conservationBook or magazine editing/publishing Archive management Art administration Read more about life after Hamline.