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Study Prehistoric Archaeology this Spring

​Professor Tom Strasser teaches this class APG 360 and ARH 370. MWF 1:30pm-2:30pm.

Study Modern Art History this Spring

​Professor Deborah Johnson teaches this class, ARH 209, MWF 12:30pm-1:20pm.

Study the Art of the Classical World this Spring

​Professor Tom Strasser teaches this class ARH 200, MWF 11:30am-12:20pm.

Study Asian Art History this Spring

​Professor Ann Norton teaches this class, ARH 104, T &TH 1:00pm-2:15pm.​

Study Dutch Art at the RISD Museum this Spring

​Professor Paul Crenshaw teaches this class ARH 470-001, R 2:30pm-5:00pm.

Art History Symposium

​Join us for the Art History Thesis Symposium, Reilly Gallery, Smith Center, Wednesday December 16, 3:00pm-4:30pm.

​Art History 

The program in Art History is designed for undergraduates interested in a liberal arts education, as well as for those preparing for graduate study in the field. The Art History Division emphasizes the historical, cultural, and formal contexts of art. 

The culmination of the course of study in Art History comes during the senior year. All Art History majors are required to complete a thesis paper on a specific art historical concept. During this capstone program students are assigned a writing tutor and work to further develop their research and writing skills. The students present their theses to the faculty of the Department and refine their work, which is published in the Departmental Art Journal annually. 


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