Aug 12, 2020  
2019-2020 Hill Book (Class of 2023) 
  
2019-2020 Hill Book (Class of 2023)

Arts and Visual Culture, B.A.


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Department Chairperson:

Adam Lampton
Office: Cushing-Martin 030
Phone: 508-565-1954
alampton@stonehill.edu

The major in Arts and Visual Culture requires the completion of 33-35 credits.

Students must choose a Concentration in Arts Administration, Studio Arts, or Visual Studies.

Choose One of the Following Concentrations


Arts and Visual Culture majors must choose a Concentration in Arts Administration, Studio Arts, and Visual Studies.

Arts Administration Concentration


Majors with a concentration in Arts Administration will:

  • acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for careers in management in cultural institutions including a solid foundation in business.
  • develop an understanding of arts organizations such as galleries, museums, or performin arts venues
  • apply their study in ‘real-world’ work place environments through internships (both domestic and international), and through the capstone curatorial course,.
  • be directly exposed to professionals in the field through guest lecturers and trips.

Studio Arts Concentration


Majors with a concentration in Studio Arts will:

  • learn to think creatively and holistically.
  • develop critical thinking skills.
  • work productively in groups and learn teamwork.
  • problem solve.
  • learn to give and receive criticism gracefully and effectively.
  • learn the fundamental skills and vocabulary of art and of visual communication.
  • be exposed to and gain appreciation for a wide variety of artistic practices and traditions
  • explore new as well as traditional media.
  • create and display a body of creative work.
  • Develop practical skills to sustain and maintain creative practice outside of college.

Visual Studies Concentration


Majors with a concentration in Visual Studies will:

  • understand and employ different art historical methods of research and criticism.
  • develop effective communication skills, both written and oral,.
  • develop a knowledge of a wide range of visual objects from contemporary art and commerce from around the world and throughout different times.
  • integrate experiential learning and art historical theory and practice.

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