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The art education department prepares students to be skillful, imaginative, and socially engaged teachers and artists.
The department nurtures students to develop contemporary and historical understandings of the theories and practices of learning, art, and teaching.
As the only free-standing public college of art and design in the country, MassArt advocates for access to and equity in art and art education.
Major Snapshot: Art Education
Featured ItemFrances Euphemia Thompson GallerySeptember 4 to October 26
For the inaugural exhibition in the Frances Euphemia Thompson Gallery, the College is proud to display the work of another artist with strong ties to MassArt, Theresa-India Young (1950-2008), as well as work by current students and alumni who have received the memorial scholarship that honors her. A talented weaver with an encyclopedic knowledge of techniques, materials, and methods from numerous cultures throughout the world, her areas of expertise included Backstrap, Ikat, Kente, European tapestry, and Navajo weaving.