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Through exposure to a variety of techniques and viewpoints, students gain the ability to work creatively beyond the conventions of mainstream animation.
The architecture program prepares students to be sensitive to the needs of their clients and to adapt to the constraints of the surrounding environment.
The art education department prepares students to be skillful, imaginative, and socially engaged teachers and artists.
Ceramics students explore personal ideas through the lenses of history, aesthetics, world culture, social/environmental issues, design, craftsmanship, science, and innovation.
Communication design touches the lives of every person and is central to how we construct and convey meaning.
The Master of Design: Design Innovation (MDes) program at MassArt is a full-time, two-year (60 credit hours) graduate program that prepares the next generation of innovators to lead organizational and social transformation at corporations, nonprofits, educational institutions, and entrepreneurial ventures.
Dynamic Media Institute
The 60-credit DMI MFA enables students to pursue their thesis through a rigorous practice of research, prototyping, and writing.
Fashion Design explores the relationship between classic principles and bold innovation - and how each one can drive the process of creation.
The fibers program offers students an intensive grounding in traditional fiber techniques to support experimental work across all areas of art, artisanry, and design.
Students at MassArt study film and video as fine arts, in an environment that emphasizes and supports the development of a personal vision and encourages experimentation across mediums and genres.
Explore furniture design at MassArt through a unique collaboration between the College and North Bennet Street School.
The glass program encourages students to experiment with glass as a medium for individual expression, through the creation of vessels and sculptural forms.
History of Art
History of Art students are both scholars and artists, participating in both thesis research and a rigorous studio component.
Every illustrator is a storyteller at heart. MassArt’s Illustration program emphasizes the understanding of character development and narrative techniques.
The industrial design program teaches students to solve design problems and redesign products to improve their usability.
Jewelry & Metalsmithing
Through the creation of jewelry, functional objects, and sculpture, students in the jewelry and metalsmithing program give form to their artistic vision.
The MFA: Fine Arts (low residency) offers artists and educators a 60-credit terminal degree, earned in two academic years and three summer residencies on the MassArt campus in Boston’s arts district.
MFA: 2D Fine Arts
MassArt’s 2D graduate program blends both traditional and contemporary practices of painting, drawing, and printmaking.
MFA: 3D Fine Arts
The MFA-3D graduate program gives students access to an expanded understanding of the sculptural medium.
Painting students are part of an intense working environment where they can pursue their own direction. The program encourages diverse practice and does not limit the development of work into other genres.
Photography students study photography as fine art with an emphasis on the history of photography and the body of criticism surrounding the medium, as well as the development of their own personal vision and experimentation in the studio.
Printmaking courses encourage the mastery of traditional techniques as well as experimentation and innovation.
Sculpture students have the opportunity to work with a wide range of materials, including wood, different types of metals, clay, plaster, mixed media, glass, fiber, stone, and video.
Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM)
The Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) is designed for student artists interested in a curriculum that supports idea-centered, interdisciplinary, and non-media speciﬁc artistic practice, alongside autonomous and collaborative working strategies and self-governance.