Seminars offered by faculty members are interdisciplinary and share methods and approaches
found in history, religious studies, literature, geography, gender studies, anthropology and/or digital humanities, among others, while giving primacy to artistic production.
The program offers exposure to distinguished scholars who are invited by faculty to provide guest lectures and/or
lead discussions/workshops in their courses. These visits are conducted in a variety
In conjunction with the M.A. degree, students may choose to pursue a Graduate Academic
Certificate in Art Museum Education, in which they engage in coursework and experiential
learning to prepare for a career in a museum and/or cultural management.
Faculty members explore, contextualize and challenge legacies of colonialism and other
hegemonic frameworks that have shaped the study of art.
UNT is in close proximity to the African American Museum of Dallas, the Amon Carter
Museum of American Art, the Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Kimbell Art Museum, the Meadows Museum and the Modern
Art Museum of Fort Worth.
Our faculty members have been Fulbright scholars and received fellowships from the
Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Newberry Library and the Terra Foundation for American
Art, among others.