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The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Connecticut offers intensive degree programs to prepare individuals for the numerous careers in the arts. Our goal is to provide the finest professional training through classroom and studio instruction.



UConn Studio Art MFA—30 Years Strong.

Positioning Art in a Top 25 Research University.

Creative research is important work at UConn and we succeed.


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MFA Studio Art Graduate Studios at Kirby Mill


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The arts are everywhere at UConn! With multiple exhibition and performance venues, the arts are happening every day on campus. The UConn Arts community extends around the globe, with our alumni working in the arts and related professions in New York City, Boston, London, and more.

Contemporary Art Galleries
makes art available to the university community and extending to the regional community by providing an ongoing and internationally recognized series of changing exhibitions.

The William Benton Museum of Art draws largely from its collection of over 6,500 works of art, the Museum presents exhibitions of art dating from the 15th through the 21st centuries. The museum also holds special exhibitions, gallery talks, campus art walks, academic and non-academic discussions, musical performances, and family programs.

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Find #uconnart at National Portfolio Day (Virtual Event)- Free online portfolio reviews October 30th: 1:00-5:00PM #portfoliotips Follow the path towards art and design at National Portfolio Day. Register Now!
nationalportfolioday.heydays.io/events @uconnsfa

Learn about various careers from a panel of Art & Art History Alumni. Join us online on zoom on Tuesday, October 26th from 12-1pm. Register on Handshake! #uconnart #uconnarthistory #sfaart #sfaarthistory #sfagraphicdesign #uconnillustration #uconnanimation #sfapainting #uconnpainting #sfadrawing #sfaphotography #sfavideo #uconnvideo #uconnartandarthistory #uconnid #uconnceramics #uconnsculpture #sfastudioart ...

Thank you @mattatuck_museum for hosting UConn Art & Art History. Great discussion with Professor Douglas Degges and Duvian Montoya ...

Registration closes Tuesday!!!!!!

Reserve your space today for the UConn Art & Art History Q&A session and portfolio review. See link in bio.

Registration includes free admission to the artist talk with Professor Douglas Degges and Duvian Montoya (in-person or zoom).

@uconnsfa #uconnart #uconnarthistory #sfaartandarthistory #uconnartandarthistory #uconnpainting

Uconn Art + Art History Q&A and Portfolio Reviews with Department Head @johnjrichardsonart and Professor @douglasdegges on Sept. 30, in collaboration with @mattatuck_museum

Prospective students receive free admission to the meet & greet and artist talk with Professor Degges and Painter/Muralist/Artistic Director @duvianmontoya

Registration is required – see link in Bio.

@uconnsfa #uconnart #uconngraphicdesign #uconnindustrialdesign #uconnsfa @ahc_uconn

The UConn Department of Art and Art History’s graduating BFA seniors are pleased to present the 2021 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition!

The exhibition features the studio work of students concentrating in Graphic Design, Illustration/Animation, Painting/Drawing, Photography/Video, Printmaking, and Sculpture/Ceramics.

Link will go live this Wednesday at 5 pm!

Website: http://www.uconnbfa.art/


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Please join us for a virtual artist talk by Rebecca Najdowski tonight at 7:00 PM (EDT). In her presentation titled, Inverted Landscapes, Rebecca will share insights into her Ph.D. research and creative practice, which explore concepts of representation (photo/video), technology, and the environment.
To RSVP and receive a Zoom invitation, send an email to clare.benson@uconn.edu.