The Minor in Art History requires fewer courses than the Major but also introduces students to art before and after 1800 in multiple media, cultures, and contexts.
- Be guided by faculty who are internationally recognized experts in their fields
- Change the way you see the world
- Work and explore in San Antonio’s excellent museums and galleries
What You'll Study
A Curriculum that Crosses Centuries and Continents
Scholars and Teachers
Art history faculty are among the foremost specialists in their fields internationally and have particular expertise in the art of Mesopotamia, late Medieval and Renaissance art, nineteenth- and twentieth-century painting and photography, Latin American art, and architectural history.
From San Antonio to the World
The study of art history extends far beyond the classroom. Students learn and work in San Antonio’s excellent museums and galleries and in the streets of this historic city.
Students may serve as research assistants to faculty members or undertake summer research supported by a Mellon Summer Research Fellowship.
Art history majors are strongly encouraged to go abroad to study art in the world’s great museums and to see extraordinary works of architecture.
The art history programs make full use of San Antonio’s rich cultural resources. Students routinely work in local museums and galleries.
The Trinity Art Collective provides an open forum for active student and faculty dialogue within the department.
The Stieren Arts Enrichment Series brings distinguished artists and art historians to campus to lecture and show their work.
When You Graduate
The World Transformed
Art and art history alumni have pursued careers in creating, teaching, and managing art, studio art, teaching, and research, and many have enjoyed successful careers in cultural and historical organizations.
Trinity graduates are regularly admitted to prestigious graduate programs and hired by major cultural and educational institutions.
Graduate Schools or Programs:
- New York University
- University of Chicago
- University of Texas
- Historic Preservation
- Museums and Galleries
Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:
- Binghamton University
- Philbrook Museum of Art
- San Antonio Museum of Art
- TGB Partners
- Wheaton College
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