Special Programs in Art History
Art History Lecture Series
Nationally and internationally known art historians, scholars, and authors visit the department each semester to lecture on a variety of historical and contemporary topics. Lectures are free and open to the public.
Portfolio in Museum Studies Program
Through a set of thematically related graduate courses, this portfolio program is meant to promote cross–disciplinary scholarship and study by bringing together faculty and students from a variety of disciplines whose interests and training transcend the boundaries of traditional academic disciplines.
Portfolio Program in Arts and Cultural Management and Entrepreneurship
This certification program provides students with cross-disciplinary theoretical and practical training related to the management and governance of arts and cultural organizations, and/or the business dimensions of an entrepreneurial artistic career. The Portfolio is jointly sponsored by the College of Fine Arts and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and engages faculty from across the university.
Undergraduate Art History Association
The Undergraduate Art History Association (UAHA) is a student organization officially sponsored by the College of Fine Arts, whose purposes are to promote the visual arts and to advance the career and educational opportunities of its members, during and beyond their time at college. Its primary function is to establish a dialogue between UAHA members and the Art History and Studio Art divisions of the department. From time to time, the Association also plans bus trips to major exhibitions in Texas museums.