Art and Art History Department

We are home to the Studio Art major and minor, and the Art History minor.
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Hello, and welcome to the Art & Art History Department!

We are one of two departments that make up the School of Art & Design at UW-Stout. The School of Art & Design is proud to be the largest art and design higher education entity in the entire upper Midwest, consisting of more than 1,000 students and 65 faculty who are actively engaged in various forms of creativity and innovation.

With award-winning and nationally-recognized programs and students, our hands-on, polytechnic-infused curriculum fosters an environment for creative problem solving and self-expression. We invite you to connect online with questions or visit us in person so you can tour our fantastic facilities and meet with our wonderful faculty.

Our Programs

B.F.A. Studio Art

Do you want to be a successful studio artist? Apply your knowledge, techniques, and methods while pursuing a concentration in one of six studio art areas.
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Art History Minor

Do you want to broaden and deepen your awareness of historical trends in art and design?
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Performing Arts Minor

Continue or begin your exploration of the performing arts, while you pursue the career of your dreams.
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Studio Art Minor

Do you want to grow creatively and culturally?
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School of Art and Design

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