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The Classroom Experience
Mount Holyoke’s Department of Art History offers courses in all eras of art history, including the arts and architecture of Europe, America, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.
An overview of European and American art from the Renaissance to the present.
A seminar that introduces students to art history through the Art Museum.
Tinker with old cameras, handle early daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes, and study photographs from the museum’s huge collection.
The seminar considers the collecting and display of ancient objects from antiquity to the present.
Learn about art’s relationship to violent political revolution, dramatic industrial change, widespread social unrest and the birth of modern mass culture.
This course explores cross-cultural encounters far beyond the confines of Europe.
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