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  • Art 100: The Survey of Western Art

    This course examines the passion, power, and intrigue of the objects produced by the painters, printmakers, sculptors and architects that have driven, enraged, seduced and therefore defined the very history of western society.

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    The Kiss, Painting by Gustav Klimt
  • CLA 111: The Ancient World

    Learn about the fascinating people of the ancient Greek and Roman world, who can seem both so like and so distant from us. Meet too the Davidson professors who study the ancient world from many different perspectives. The ideal first course in classics.

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    Montage of ancient world statues
  • Art 124: Survey of American Art

    The history of American art, from indigenous peoples to the global arts community, has been characterized by the image of the frontier. Definitions of "frontier" include geographical, racial, and conceptual boundaries, creating a unique dynamic in American art. This course examines the evolution of that visual culture within this framework.

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    Washington Crossing the Delaware, Painting by Emanuel Leutze

Fall 2018 Courses