The majors and minors within our department draw heavily on the extraordinary number of museums and monuments that you’ll have easy access to in Paris and Europe, thus allowing you a personal and immediate understanding of great works of art that span thousands of years and incorporate countries and cultures across the globe. While expanding your knowledge of the evolution of Art History and the practical techniques of the Fine Arts, you will also benefit from our Fine Arts Gallery, which has hosted over 110 exhibitions and conferences with professional artists from 25 countries, houses a permanent collection of over 100 pieces, and displays the work of past and current AUP students.
Art History classes offer you in-depth and intimate access to the many movements and masterpieces that have indelibly marked Western art.
We believe that creation is a discipline that can be learned only through practice, with mastery implying fluidity of expression and understanding of the world in relation to the self.
Enrich your visual imagination and your appreciation of artistic culture through classes that examine the history and origins of Western art.
Examine the evolution, history, and development of Western art history, from antiquity to the 20th century.
Gain an extensive introduction to art forms as varied as drawing, painting, and sculpture, while also exploring the materials and techniques of the masters of the past.