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-313
This advanced-level class examines Art and Visual Culture since 1980, mostly in the western world, but increasingly globally after 2000....
Art History
AHVC-199
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....

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-361
Cinema
CINE-361
B.A.
Dance
DANC-287
In this course, students study and research composition for the human body in relation to its environment, placing and shaping the body in juxtapos...
Dance
DANC-287
In this course, students study and research composition for the human body in relation to its environment, placing and shaping the body in juxtapos...

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-124
The Alexander Technique is a widely recognized educational method for improving balance, alignment, ease, flexibility and energy....
Music
MUS-330
"The History of American Folk and Country Music" is designed to broaden the students' knowledge of America's musical heritage t...
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-361
For the student of marked creative ability who wishes to pursue advanced subjects not otherwise listed, such as design, graphics, or history and cr...
Studio Art
ARTS-101
Directed at both majors and non-art majors, Studio Art Foundation (SAF) is a basic introduction to artistic practice in contemporary culture....

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-170
A workshop laboratory in which students perform in a departmental theatre production....
Theatre
THTR-340
A production workshop and directed study in which the student serves as Assistant Costume Designer for a departmental theatre production....