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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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The UConn Grief Project Deadline: Feb. 26th. Call for submissions: The UConn Grief Project invites students to share responses to the challenges we have faced, both as individuals and as a community, over the past year. Inspired by the powerful art of German printmaker Käthe Kollwitz,
The UConn Grief Project brings together reflections on loss, and creates a space for acknowledging the emotional impacts of this moment in history.The UConn Grief project is a collaboration between Design Center, Counterproof Press, and the William Benton Museum of Art. For More
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Writing Grants

2021 Workshop with Dean D'Alleva

Open to all UConn students
Wednesday, February 24, 12-1pm, WebEx
Please register at this link by 9am on February 24:


A link to the WebEx session will be emailed to you on the morning of February 24.

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Calling all crafty Huskies! Join us for a virtual pottery night where you will learn how to make your very own traditional Japanese tea bowl. Whether you're a beginner or a pottery pro, this workshop is for you. School of Fine Arts Professor Monica Bock will lead us step-by-step through the process, while also teaching us about the culture and history of this piece.

Sign up here: https://www.events.foundation.uconn.edu/website/20146/

Questions? Please contact Lauren Davies, Assistant Director of Alumni Chapters and Networks or Emily Murray, Director of Alumni Relations, School of Fine Arts via email.

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Club Meeting: Join us for an Art Workshop with John O’Donell on Feb. 10th @8pm ...

The Annual MFA Sale is now live and can be viewed at http://bit.ly/GAAMFA

This sale supports the MFA Studio Art Program’s thesis exhibition in New York City. This annual sale offers a range of work by current and past faculty, graduate students, and alumni, all offered at affordable prices. The work reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the program, and spans a breadth of media, including photography, painting, screenprinting, intaglio, drawing, and zines. The sale consists of artworks donated by artists within the UConn community, and the sale will run until the end of January.

Do you have questions about our degree programs, concentrations, or the admissions portfolio review process?

Join us Monday, 11/9, 7-8 PM, to have your questions answered by program faculty. Register today at art.uconn.edu!