The Department of Art and Art History is committed to the practice, production, critical and historical study of art within a liberal arts education that encourages experimentation and independence of thought.

Our faculty offers a rigorous curriculum that crosses disciplines and attracts inquisitive, dedicated students with wide-ranging interests, encouraging creative investigation as an essential skill informed by the highest standards of critical thought. 


The University of Colorado Foundation

The University of Colorado Foundation is celebrating its 50th year of partnership with the University of Colorado to enhance philanthropic support for CU. Private support for the University, given through the philanthropic portal of the Foundation, enables the University to transform lives through education, research, clinical care, and community engagement. See the Annual Report to Investors 2016-17 and the CU Foundation’s Audited Financial Statements for highlights of the Foundation’s most recent fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. See CU Foundation’s Financial and Investment Documents for additional years, fiscal policies and guides.