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Majors & Minors
Pursue a degree or take courses in art history, visual studies, and studio art.
Gain practical experience doing art-related work at cultural institutions, art museums, commercial galleries, or non-profit organizations.
Art on Campus
Several galleries on campus feature artwork from students as well as regional, national, and international artists.
Rochester artists look to avant-garde past in new site-specific installation
Where traces of a once vibrant artistic residency program still stand, University art professor Allen Topolski and his artist daughter, Aster, seek to understand the present through what came before.Continue Reading
Our AAH clusters satisfy the divisional requirement in the humanities.
Art New York
Intern at a prestigious art, media, or cultural institution in New York City.Learn More
Sage Art Center
Located at the north end of campus, Sage Art Center houses the studio art program of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Rochester. From casual interest to intensive investigation, we accommodate all students who wish to incorporate art-making into their range of experiences and interests. Visit our in-house gallery, join us for our annual Sagefest, and help contribute to the growing art scene on campus and in our city.Learn More
Want more information about the Department of Art and Art History? Contact us.