Art Appreciation and Art History

Does the Art Department offer art history and art appreciation courses?

Students in the Zen Garden

Students enrolled in History of Non-Western Art work in
the Zen Garden while learning about art from other cultures.

Yes, we offer:

*This course is also offered online.

In addition to traditional coursework, we take field trips to places like:

What are students working on in Art Appreciation classes?

See examples of Art Appreciation students' work.

Who teaches the art history and art appreciation courses?

What job opportunities are available to art history or art appreciation majors?

Students who earn a degree in art history or art appreciation work as:

  • Architectural Conservationist
  • Archivists
  • Art Preservationist
  • Art Teachers
  • Estate Appraiser
  • Museum Curator

Who can I contact for more information?

Contact Amy Ortiz at aortiz@mchenry.edu and Sarah Ruthven at sruthven@mchenry.edu for more information.