Fine Arts
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Fine Arts

Denison sees art as a bridge to all other areas of study and research. Our art program emphasizes art-making as a means to think about not only oneself, but one’s relationship to the world of ideas from multiple perspectives.

Art History
AHVC-263
This course engages the question: 'How are images used to imagine our place in the world?' Students are invited to study fascinating prac...
Art History
AHVC-451

With a digital library of more than 20,000 visual resources, the Art History Department has organized access to art across centuries and civilizations around the globe.

B.A.
Cinema

The Cinema House has faculty and staff offices, a student lounge, screening room, production equipment, a Steenbeck flatbed editing room and MacPro media stations.

Cinema
CINE-451
Cinema
CINE-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-211
The technical aspects of producing a concert are applied through practical experience....
Dance
DANC-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

The Dance Department facilities are located in the Doane Dance Building, the Mulberry House MIX Lab and the new Knapp Performance Lab. They are designed to encourage collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

B.A.

Denison has a truly impressive list of musical ensembles—Brass, Wind, Chamber, Bluegrass, Jazz, Orchestra, Concert Choir, Singer’s Theater, Latin, String, Trumpet, Flute, Guitar—the list goes on!

Music
MUS-241
Special Topics in Music Performance is a course offering that deals with various aspects of performance within music....
Music
MUS-245
Special Topics in Music Collaborations are courses that do not fall within the other designations and are collaborative in nature....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-245
This course will focus on the artistic generation of meaning through the technology of new media....
Studio Art
ARTS-210
Continued experience in drawing with emphasis on contemporary techniques....

Renovated in 2009, the highly functional and inspiring Bryan Arts Center is the size of some small art schools and offers personal studio space for every studio art major in their senior year.

B.A.

The department has a fully equipped scene shop adjacent to the stage; a second shop used for welding and additional construction; and a separate electrics shop that houses an inventory of more than 175 lighting instruments.

Theatre
THTR-125
A workshop laboratory in which students learn the fundamentals of electrics stagecraft through practical application in the department's light...
Theatre
THTR-160
A workshop laboratory in which students serve on the costume and/or makeup running crew for a departmental theatre production....