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Class exploring art downtown Grad Rapids. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Art History, B.A.

The study of art history explores how societies and individuals have used the visual arts to convey the ideas and values that were important to them.

Program Overview

In addition to studying artists and their work, art historians study the interpretation of visual material and how it changes over time. The program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

A minor in art history is also available.

Why Study Art History at Grand Valley?


Program Details