The Catholic University of America

Department of Art

The Department of Art at The Catholic University of America offers two baccalaureate courses of study: one leading to a B.A. in Art History, another leading to a B.A. in Studio Art. Together, these programs are devoted to nurturing the production and understanding of artistic expression with the belief that art and culture are one, and that exposure to the visual arts is an essential component of every liberal education. 
Our goal of fostering a greater appreciation of the arts is especially fitting at The Catholic University of America, given both the Catholic Church, and the outstanding resources of Washington, D.C. Through courses both within and outside the department, art majors are provided with a broad introduction into the practice, theory, and appreciation of the arts.
The Department of Art has responded to the growth in creative digital technology in artists’ studios and in the modern workforce by offering a series of classes in the digital arts, including digital photography, cell phone photography, video production, 3-D sculpting, screen printing, graphic design, and web design. These classes utilize the most advanced professional design software and are held in the department’s new state-of-the-art digital lab.


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Contact Us

Department of Art
The Catholic University of America
Salve Regina Hall
620 Michigan Ave NE
Washington DC 20064

Phone: 202-319-5282
Fax: 202-319-6390

Main Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm

Recent Exhibitions

Under the Unfluence: Reverberations of the Washington Color School
Curators: Kaitlin Filley and Ashley Wilson
March 21, 2014 - April 12, 2014
Salve Regina Gallery, Salve Regina Hall

She Went That Way...
Artist: Stephanie Kay
October 5, 2013 – December 1, 2013
Salve Regina Gallery, Salve Regina Hall

Made by Hand
Artist: Jeff Andrews
September - December 2013
2nd Floor, John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library

Other Art on Campus:
Paintings by Kelly Crimmins
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014
Student Restaurant, Pryzbyla Center

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