Art & Art History

Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History at Lebanon Valley College. We offer a major in art & art history (B.A.), with concentrations in art history and studio art. We also offer a minor in art history and a minor in studio art. Our programs are flexible and can be combined with any academic program at LVC.

About the Department

Art & Art History is a dynamic community of ambitious students and accomplished faculty, with an alumni network of arts professionals within the region. Key aspects of the department include:

Innovative Curriculum: With an average studio class size of 10 and an average art history class size of 15, our students learn by working closely with faculty and peers.

Excellent TeachingOur faculty includes the 2010 winner of the Thomas Rhys Vickroy Award for outstanding teaching among full-time faculty, and the 2011 and 2006 winners of the Neveyln J. Knisley Award for outstanding teaching among part-time faculty.

Professional Development: All graduates of the program complete a semester-long portfolio course in which they design a catalog of their creative or scholarly work.

Distinctive Exhibitions: The Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery hosts museum-quality shows and offers professional thinking opportunities for our students.

Career OpportunitiesWe are committed to high-impact, experiential learning such as internships and faculty-student research.

If you are interested in becoming part of this exciting department, be sure to Contact Us—we would love to meet with you to discuss your future in the visual arts.

Michael Pittari
Chair, Department of Art & Art History
(717) 867-6015