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Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History

The dynamic environment created within the department is fertile ground for those serious about art making, research, critical discourse and teaching. Our faculty is dedicated to excellence and provides an open, respectful center for diversity and creative expression. The department mentors students in innovation, critical thinking, craft, exploration and creates exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department of Art & Art History is an outstanding place for students interested in creating a life in the arts.

Oct
2
Thu
Distinguished Alumni Assembly
Oct 2 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
3
Fri
Artist Talk: Tony Feher
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Co-presented with the UMFA and the Carmen Morton Christensen Endowment Lecture Series

Oct
4
Sat
ArtsForce
Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

ARTSFORCEArtsForce is a conference for current College of Fine Arts undergraduate students that began in the fall of 2013 in collaboration with Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) . Students attend events and workshops that prepare them to understand and articulate the transferrable skills they are developing. Students will also have an opportunity to network with arts alumni and members of various local arts organizations. Students will take away from the conference tools that will undoubtedly ease the transition from college into the modern workforce.
ArtsForce Website

Oct
8
Wed
Lecture: Juliet Bellows, Art Historian
Oct 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
20
Mon
Howard Clark Scholarship Exhibition
Oct 20 – Nov 7 all-day
Oct
24
Fri
New Narratives: Recent Work by U of U Art Faculty
Oct 24 – Jan 11 all-day

This triennial exhibition showcases the newest work by the University of Utah’s Department of Art and Design faculty and celebrates the working artists who inspire the community through their creative output and their teaching.

Nov
4
Tue
Dee Reception
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
5
Wed
Lecture: Regina Jose Galindo, Performance Artist
Nov 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov
24
Mon
Prosepective MFA Information Session and Departmental Tour
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec
9
Tue
Holiday Sale
Dec 9 – Dec 11 all-day
Feb
4
Wed
Lecture: Barbara London, Curator
Feb 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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