Art History

Examine and interpret works of art from the Paleolithic to Contemporary eras to become a museum curator, private collection manager, art director, practicing artist and/or graduate art student. You will learn from professors who are practicing artists and published scholars about how to use art historical methodologies to create original research papers and how to prepare and curate exhibits.

Outside the Classroom

Network and get experience outside the classroom with the Studio Art and Art History Association, which is a student organization that coordinates art exhibitions, guest artist and scholar lectures, and the annual Art History Student Research Symposium.

Meet a Graduate

Addie Moore

BA Art History, 2016

As an Archer Fellow, Addie interned at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. “I really flourished at UT Tyler. I feel that I had more opportunities to stand out and take chances than I would have had at a larger university.”

Supporting Success

Student‑Faculty Ratio

Get individualized attention from art history faculty in classes that are capped at 20 students.

Professional Development

Gain experience through university’s Meadows Gallery, workshops and an internship through the Tyler Museum of Art.

Research Opportunities

Present research at the Senior Thesis capstone and the Art History Student Research Symposium.

Enjoy 24/7 access to the 30,000-square-foot art complex which features a dedicated studio space for every studio art discipline.

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