Subject Areas

The Department of Visual Arts at Western University offers three areas of study: Art History; Museum and Curatorial Studies; & Studio Art. Learn in small classrooms and gain hands-on experience in your chosen field. In addition to lectures, seminars, and studio courses these programs are complemented by experiential learning opportunities including practicums, internships and field trips to art galleries, museums, heritage sites, and cultural institutions.



Customize Your Degree

Western offers a diverse range of Minors and Certificates, many of which can be combined with Majors in these subject areas, or other disciplines. A Minor in Studio Art, Certificate in Photography or Certificate in Museum and Curatorial Studies are just a few of the options you can select to build a degree that works for you.