Majors & Minors

Art History

 Art History at Southwestern prepares you to delve deeply into other cultures, which are distant in time or space, and work inside them. Southwestern’s Art History program prepares students to work across cultural boundaries and unite visual and verbal thinking. The curriculum includes 50/50 Western/Non-Western studies. 

Contact

Thomas Howe, Ph.D.

Professor of Art History

Phone

512.863.1376

Thomas Howe, Ph.D.

Professor of Art History

Most art history majors study abroad or participate in internships in New York. Graduates succeed in careers in a variety of fields both inside and outside of the arts including medical, law, international business, diplomacy, and NGOs. Recent graduates have gone on to professions in university teaching and curatorial and museum management including art auction houses, local cultural museums, major art museums, cultural centers, and properties and gallery management. 

EXPLORE SOUTHWESTERN

Art History News

Taylor Bailey, Class of 2017, and Brad Epley, Chief Conservator at the Menil Collection.

News

Southwestern Senior Gains Rare Undergraduate Experience at Menil Collection

Taylor Bailey changes career path from art therapy to art conservation, lands door-opening summer internship opportunity through Southwestern connection.

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A Conversation with Barbara Stafford

A chance for students to interact with one of the Brown Symposium speakers.

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Currencies of Wealth and Fame: The Social Lives of Luxury Objects in Aztec Mexico

Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents the Representations Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Patrick Hajovsky, Art History

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