University of Calgary - Department of Art and Art History



Study visual art or art history with us to expand your craft through practice-based creative research or to investigate the global history of visual culture. We aim to develop artistic confidence and hone your critical skills to prepare you for careers in the arts community, including as an artist, art educator, researcher, or curator.

Areas of Expertise

Take the opportunity to work with award-winning professors, internationally renowned artists, and technical staff. Explore our large, bright classrooms and studios. Use up-to-date equipment and experiment with leading-edge processes.

On Campus Housing

Living in residence connects you to our campus community and your new life as a student. For more information, check out our living on campus page.

Off Campus Housing

The Student Union provides a list of rental accommodations (shared apartments, basement suites, houses or condominiums for rent) that are off-campus.

Incoming Students

Check out the University of Calgary facilities here.

To see the Department of Art and Art History facilities, take our virtual tour.

Career Planning

Advising: Our academic advising services are available to all students. Whether you are looking to explore majors, learn study strategies, or figure out what university program to apply to, there is an advisor here to help. Visit our student success page to learn more.

Modified on July 20, 2022