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University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Art

Art Department

Welcome to the Art Department, where we offer an array of courses in the history of Western and East Asian art and architecture, as well as studio courses in video, digital imaging, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and painting. Students have the opportunity to develop their talents and learn techniques to create art as well as acquiring the critical skills to understand visual culture in its historical context.


Why UMass Boston?

Alumnus, adjunct professor, and acclaimed filmmaker Chico Colvard giving his IDEAS Boston presentation.

IDEAS Boston at UMass Boston

Thought leadership conference that brings together leading thinkers

Chico Colvard is one of more than 100 innovators who share their ideas each year at IDEAS Boston.

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