Art & the History of Art

Whether you’re interested in making art or learning about its history, our challenging curriculum and supportive faculty can help you discover your artistic path.

We offer introductory to advanced courses in art history and studio practice that enable our students to develop artistic awareness, historical understanding, critical faculties and practice in the visual arts.

On view in the Eli Marsh Gallery

Lisa McCarty, Louisa May Alcott’s Desk, Orchard House, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist.
Lisa McCarty, Louisa May Alcott’s Desk, Orchard House, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist.

Transcendental Concord: Photographs by Lisa McCarty

Sept. 10–Oct. 12, 2018

This exhibition documents the spirit of Transcendentalism, the 19th century philosophical movement that embraced idealism, communal living, and reverence for the natural world.

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