Dr. R. J. Belton of the Department of Fine Arts at Okanagan University College has produced this excellent guidebook to Art History. Students nominated to participate in the 1960’s Scholars Program invite outside speakers to campus, creating some of the most anticipated and exciting arts programming at the College from the ground up. Students exhibit their own work throughout the year in the Wilde Gallery in the W. L. S. Spencer Studio Art Building and at the annual Senior Studio Art Exhibition at the Williams College Museum of Art.
The History and Arts Commission consists of community volunteers with a demonstrated interest, experience, or related professional qualifications in historic preservation and/or cultural arts. A minimum of two units (or equivalent) must be selected from the MA modules in the History of Art and Archaeology department listed below. Together, Amherst’s arts programs host more than 300 events in the performing, literary and visual arts each year.
The Fund supports both undergraduate and graduate student travel to conduct research in the history of art and architectureat archaeological sites, archives, collection and allows undergraduate and graduate students to participate in curatorial, conservation, and exhibition projects of long or short duration at the Rhode IslandSchool of Design Museum, the boston Museum of Fine Arts, and the Worcester Art Museum, or other museums.
See in particular the renaissance of French Decorative Art (1640-1792), created by French Designers especially in the form of French Furniture , at Versailles and other Royal Chateaux, in the style of Louis Quatorze (XIV), Louis Quinze (XV) and Louis Seize (XVI).
Our majors have gone on to thrive in graduate MA and PhD programs in art history and in careers in College and University teaching, museums, and the art market; for others, art history coursework has proven outstanding preparation for a broad range of disciplines, including law, business, and medicine.