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  • The MSUM School of Art will teach you the basic principles of art, instruct you in the use of a wide variety of materials, encourage the investigation of the creative processes, and provide a framework for understanding the field of art in the historic and contemporary context. This knowledge forms the basic visual and conceptual vocabulary that is used to explore your personal expression.

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    November 20-December 14, 2017: Student BFA Exhibition #2
  • School of Art News
    • Songs of Resistance & Civil Rights
      African American Civil Rights Spirit in Song A new exhibit featuring songs from African American culture opened last week in […]
    • School of Art Colloquium: Breanne Trammell
      Thursday, Feb. 1 | 6 p.m. | CB 109 Join the MSUM School of Art Thursday, Feb. 1, at 6 […]
    • MSUM to host hundreds of high school artists
      The MSUM School of Art hosts the Fourth Annual Kiwanis High School Arts Exhibition and Workshop Day on Friday, Jan. 26. […]
    • Carlos Rene Pacheco’s video piece featured as part of Cube Art Project
      Assistant Professor of Photography Carlos Rene Pacheco will have his video piece titled, Live Abstraction #2, featured as part of […]
    • Holiday Art Sale
      Friday, Dec. 1 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | CMU Sun Garden Lounge & Main Lounge Get an early […]
    • Elise Parsley to speak on campus Nov. 28
      Tuesday, Nov. 28 | 9-10:15 a.m. | King Hall 115 Elise Parsley, MSUM alumna and New York Times best selling […]
    • Sinner, Cone Pack participate in ‘It’s a Wonderful Night’
      Sunday, Nov. 19 | 6-9 p.m. | West Acres Mall Professor Kelli Sinner will be participating in “It’s a Wonderful […]
    • Unbecoming/Becoming
      Tuesday, Nov. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | CB 109 Kelli Sinner, Art, leads a School of Art Colloquium titled “Unbecoming/Becoming” […]
    • Arnar invited to be visiting professor for National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute
      Anna Sigrídur Arnar, School of Art, has been invited to be a visiting professor for a National Endowment for the […]
    • North Dakota Council on the Arts announces appointment of Brad Bachmeier as Board Vice Chairman
      The North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA) is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Brad Bachmeier as Vice […]
    • Bachmeier to receive MN Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award
      Brad Bachmeier to receive MN Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award at the Art Educators of Minnesota Annual […]
    • Coffee with Anne
      During “Coffee with Anne” this month,  President Anne Blackhurst visited with some of our new employees and shared the rich […]
    • Faculty Exhibition: Chronologies
      Oct. 16 – Nov. 2 | Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery Come to a reception celebrating “Chronologies,” a […]
    • MSUM Enrollment Increases for 2nd Straight Year
      The official Fall Semester enrollment figures for Minnesota State University Moorhead show an overall increase led by gains in new […]
    • Gallery talk: Celia Gray
      Thursday, Oct. 12 | 10 a.m. | CA 155 Visiting artist Celia Gray, whose work is featured in the current […]
    • Media, Arts and Communications Fair today
      Wednesday, Oct. 11 | 3-5 p.m. | Roland Dille Center for the Arts – Hansen Theater Please join us today, […]
    • Faculty Exhibition: Chronologies
      Oct. 16 – Nov. 2 | Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery
    • MSUM art professors participating in this weekend’s FM Studio Crawl
      The Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists (FMVA) organization will hold it’s 14th Annual Studio Crawl this weekend from noon to 6 p.m. […]
    • Art, science department collaboration wows
      Planetarium Director, Sara Schultz and Art Professor Brad Bachmeier were granted $9,000 to work in guiding art and science students […]
    • New Gallery exhibit features three guest artists
      Thursday, Sept. 14 | 4-7 p.m. | Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery The MSUM Art Gallery in the […]
  • Benefits of an MSUM School of Art Degree
    MSUM School of Art faculty have years of experience teaching and creating various forms of art. They're passionate about what they do and eager to share their knowledge with you.
    Embrace diversity, challenges, opportunities, unique experiences while continuing to produce incredible results. Join student organizations, show your work in MSUM's gallery, and more.
    MSUM's Roland Dille Center for the Art houses a regionally-renowned gallery which exhibits art created by regional and national artists, as well as university faculty and students.
    The MSUM School of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). It is one of seven NASAD-accredited institutions in Minnesota.
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