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
ARTH-222
An examination of ethnographic/documentary film dealing with Africa as well as contemporary cinema produced by African filmmakers....
Art History
ARTH-222
An examination of ethnographic/documentary film dealing with Africa as well as contemporary cinema produced by African filmmakers....

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-407
These seminars vary from year-to-year, and offer junior and senior cinema students intensive inquiry into specific cinematic production topics....
Cinema
CINE-452
B.A.
Dance
DANC-199
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-326
This course will be devoted to a study of the work of the three principal composers of the classical era: Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven (early works)...
Music
MUS-220
Historically, women have played an integral role in musical traditions around the world, although the extent of their contributions has only recent...
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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-475
The student serves in some capacity on a departmental theatre production. Prerequisites: To be decided on a case by case basis....