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Art and Art History
The Department of Art and Art History offers majors in art history and studio art which prepare students for advanced study in their chosen field.
Tri-State Sculptors 37th Annual Conference
to be hosted here October 1–4, 2015
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) and Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) are excited to host the 37th Annual Tri-State Sculptors Conference. Artist Judy Pfaff, recipient of 2014 ISC Lifetime Achievement Award, will be the keynote speaker. In addition, the weekend will be packed with panel discussions, demonstrations, presentations, and exhibitions. We have also partnered with the Arts Council of Wilmington/New Hanover County to feature work by Tri-State members in the Pedestrian Art series. Click here to visit the conference website >
The Book of Kells:
Art & Mystery in the Middle Ages
Roger Stalley, Professor Emeritus, Trinity College Dublin
Monday, October 5, 2015, @ 5:30 pm in CAB 2033
The Book of Kells is a medieval masterpiece — a manuscript created by monastics in the ninth century Ireland, that presently resides in Trinity College Library, in Dublin. It's a beautifully illuminated version of the four Gospels of the Christian Bible's New Testament. Dr. Roger Stalley is a world-reknowned scholar of Irish Medieval Art.
Welcome from the Department Chair
It is a distinct pleasure to welcome all to The Department of Art and Art History. The department is located in the Cultural Arts Building, a state-of-the-arts facility that opened in 2006. The building includes our primary Art Gallery, the Mezzanine Student Gallery, art history lecture halls, ceramic and sculpture studios, painting studios, drawing studios, graphic design computer lab, printmaking studio, and both digital and darkroom photography labs. The Cultural Arts Building also provides multi-use theatres and music performance halls in the performance wing. Read more>