At Grinnell, studying art history and studio art is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural investigation into artistic expression that can include study abroad, mentored advanced projects, exhibitions, and work with the College’s art collection and Faulconer Gallery. In addition to becoming art historians or practicing artists, majors enjoy careers in architecture, art conservation, management, law, education, urban planning, or museums.


Studio art students exhibitions to feature drawings, paintings, 3D printing object, collages, and more; free public events throughout May.

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Larry Silvers explores the imagery of the seaborne empire of the Netherlands during the Golden Age of the 17th century