Art and music are an integral part of the liberal arts foundation offered by Trinity. The Fine Arts Program offers courses in the history of art, studio art, dance, and music, which are viewed as complementary disciplines. Course offerings provide electives for all Trinity students and serve as enrichment for those majoring in a number of other disciplines, such as communication, history, English, business administration, and international studies.

The Fine Arts Program offers minors in fine arts and art history in the College of Arts and Sciences. The minors in the Fine Arts Program provide unique programs of study in art history, studio art, music, and dance that enable students to explore their creativity. Through the study of works of art from various periods, students acquire historical consciousness as well as a basic understanding of the methods of visual analysis. Students take field trips to make use of the particularly rich artistic resources of Washington, D.C.

Hands-on experience in studio art forms an integral part of study in fine arts, and each semester an art exhibit, featuring student works, is presented along with student performances of music and dance. Music courses provide an historical framework for understanding diverse traditions as well as opportunities for student performances. Courses also incorporate live performances by drawing on the extensive concert offerings scheduled in Washington D.C.’s museums, galleries, churches, and concert halls.

Students who are interested in completing an individualized major in Fine Arts and Art History should consult the program chair.

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Art and music are an integral part of the liberal arts foundation offered by Trinity. The Fine Arts Program offers courses in the history of art, studio art, dance, and music, which are viewed as complementary disciplines. Course offerings provide electives for all Trinity students and serve as enrichment for those majoring in a number of other disciplines, such as communication, history, English, business administration, and international studies.

The Fine Arts Program offers minors in fine arts and art history in the College of Arts and Sciences. The minors in the Fine Arts Program provide unique programs of study in art history, studio art, music, and dance that enable students to explore their creativity. Through the study of works of art from various periods, students acquire historical consciousness as well as a basic understanding of the methods of visual analysis. Students take field trips to make use of the particularly rich artistic resources of Washington, D.C.

Hands-on experience in studio art forms an integral part of study in fine arts, and each semester an art exhibit, featuring student works, is presented along with student performances of music and dance. Music courses provide an historical framework for understanding diverse traditions as well as opportunities for student performances. Courses also incorporate live performances by drawing on the extensive concert offerings scheduled in Washington D.C.’s museums, galleries, churches, and concert halls.

Students who are interested in completing an individualized major in Fine Arts and Art History should consult the program chair.

The Fine Arts Program offers courses in the history of art, studio art, dance, and music, which are viewed as complementary disciplines.

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses Including

FNAR 101 Survey: History of Art I
FNAR 104 African American Art II
FNAR 225 History of Cinema
FNAR 321 Women Artists
FNAR 243 Blues, Jazz, Gospel, and Ragtime
FNAR 361 Ballet: Classical & Modern I

Learn In-Demand Skills

  • Acquire historical consciousness
  • Basic understanding of the methods of visual analysis
  • Hands-on experience in studio art
  • Understand diverse traditions

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Art Critic
  • Music Composer
  • Choreographer
  • Arts & Entertainment Reporter
  • Graphic Designer
  • Photographer

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