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Department of Art

Katzen Arts Center

American University
Washington, DC

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202-885-1670

Fax: 202-885-1132

art@american.edu

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016 United States

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Department of Art

The Department of Art at American University encompasses the creative activities of the fine arts, painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, and multimedia; the artistic applications of design; and theoretical and historical concerns of art history. We offer degree programs in art history, graphic design, and studio art, as well as an array of elective courses.

 

Mission

We provide students with the tools to understand the historical and contemporary criteria for the making of art works; foster rigorous and unique investigation; promote an environment of enthusiasm, dedication, and intensive effort; and prepare students for careers in the arts.

 

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