• BFA / MFA Thesis Exhibition, Snite Museum of Art.

    Student exhibitions of art and design work are an important aspect of department programming and demonstrate a broad awareness of themes, strategies and processes of contemporary practice.

  • Master of Fine Arts student critique.

    The graduate program educates and prepares qualified, promising students for professional careers as artists, designers and art historians.

  • Painting Studio, Riley Hall.

    We are a multidisciplinary department that offers degrees in three main academic areas. All our courses of study allow you to develop visual literacy and acquire the analytical and research skills required to conceptualize, fabricate, and evaluate works of art and design.

  • The Design Studios at West Lake Hall.

    Design at Notre Dame endeavors to produce, promote and implement meaning and utility through a sensitivity for human need and aspiration by identifying and solving important problems of social, environmental, and cultural needs.

  • Visual Communication Design Class.

    Students with a degree in creative studies are uniquely competitive among job-seeking graduates today. It is well recognized that creative study fosters methods of scholarship and production that employers and research institutions alike find compelling.


Department Picnic
Saturday May 16, Noon
Riley Hall of Art (lawn)

Joseph Cruz in Cosmosis
Sun May 3 - August 23
Location: Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

Artist Lecture: Jake Fernandez
Thu Sep 10, 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Location: Room 200, Riley Hall of Art

New Faces Exhibition
Thu Dec 3, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: Isis Gallery - O’Shaughnessy Hall



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