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Art Education and Art History

The Department of Art Education and Art History in the College of Visual Arts and Design is committed to enhancing students’ understanding of contemporary and past visual art forms. Within and between its comprehensive degree-granting programs, the department provides students and faculty with the opportunity to examine global artistic production, relevant technologies, critical methods, learning theories and innovative approaches to pedagogy and knowledge acquisition.

The Department of Art Education and Art History offers the following degrees in Art Education:

The department also offers a graduate academic certificate in Art Museum Education.

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Contact Us

Department of Art Education and Art History
College of Visual Arts and Design
1155 Union Circle #305100
Denton, TX 76203
aeah@unt.edu
940-565-4777

Department head: Denise Baxter

Student accomplishments

Banan Al-Ansari

Congratulations to Art Education PhD student Banan Al-Ansari on the recent publication of her article “On Crits” with Professor Terry Barrett, which was published in the journal Visual Arts Research.

Art Education and Art History
Art Education

Congratulations to Art Education PhD student Banan Al-Ansari on the recent publication of her article “On Crits” with Professor Terry Barrett, which was published in the journal Visual Arts Research.

Alumni accomplishments

Maria Leake (Art Education PhD 2010) publishes in Art Education

Congratulations to Art Education PhD alumna Maria Leake on the publication of her article "Social Engagements With Contemporary Art: Connecting Theory with Practice" in the September 2014 issue of Art Education.This special issue of Art Education, The Journal of the National Art Education Association, focuses on Theory & Practice in Art Education. Nicely done, Dr. Leake!

Art Education and Art History
Art Education

Congratulations to Art Education PhD alumna Maria Leake on the publication of her article "Social Engagements With Contemporary Art: Connecting Theory with Practice" in the September 2014 issue of Art Education.
This special issue of Art Education, The Journal of the National Art Education Association, focuses on Theory & Practice in Art Education.

Nicely done, Dr. Leake!