Art history at MBC embraces unique qualities not found at larger universities; personal contact with professors, mentors at the undergraduate level, and a practice, study, and theory collaboration with the studio art department. Travel and internship opportunities abound with experts in the field. Art history students complete the major with a strong portfolio to take on to graduate school or into the work force.
Students can pursue a BA with a major in art history. Art history also is available as a minor.
Art History is a part of MBC’s School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies and is available through the College for Women and Adult Degree Program in Staunton.
Related disciplines: Studio Art, Arts Management, Historic Preservation
Professor Lends Expertise in Art History Mystery
As an art history scholar, Sara Nair James’ work often takes her to far-flung locales such as Florence and London as she explores the world’s well-known masterpieces. But in an unexpected turn, the MBC professor joined a team that’s investigating the roots of an extremely rare portrait of Queen Elizabeth I discovered relatively close to home. Read more.