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Natasha Egan, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, speaking to students in the UNT art gallery in September of 2014.

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: Mickey Abel

Student accomplishments

Tim Garth

Art Education PhD student Tim Garth is the recipient of a 2014-2015 National Arts Education Foundation Research Grant in the amount of $10,000 to support his dissertation work on Art Education Policy: Interpretation and the Negotiation of Praxis.

Art Education and Art History
Art Education: Visual Art Studies

Art Education PhD student Tim Garth is the recipient of a 2014-2015 National Arts Education Foundation Research Grant in the amount of $10,000 to support his dissertation work on Art Education Policy: Interpretation and the Negotiation of Praxis.

Alumni accomplishments

Cala Coats

Art Education PhD alumna Cala Coats (2014), now Assistant Professor at Stephen F. Austin State University, published her article "Tracing Suburban Desire" in the journal Visual Arts Research.

Art Education and Art History
Art Education

Art Education PhD alumna Cala Coats (2014), now Assistant Professor at Stephen F. Austin State University, published her article "Tracing Suburban Desire" in the journal Visual Arts Research.