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The Department of Art at American University encompasses the creative activities of the fine arts, painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, and multimedia; the artistic applications of design; and theoretical and historical concerns of art history. We offer degree programs in art history, graphic design, and studio art, as well as a an array of elective courses.

Arts at AU Mission

We provide students with the tools to understand the historical and contemporary criteria for the making of art works; foster rigorous and unique investigation; promote an environment of enthusiasm, dedication, and intensive effort; and prepare students for careers in the arts.

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Today's Events Dec 7

  1. Yoga in the Galleries

  2. A Mural Project by Carol Brown Goldberg

  3. Alex Katz: Black and White

  4. Martha Wilson & Franklin Furnace

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