Art and Art History

The Department of Art and Art History at Washington and Lee University, located in Wilson Hall, offers courses in studio art and the history of art. Its program of study includes majors in each of these areas, and a recent surge of student interest has propelled the department into a place among the five most heavily subscribed academic units in the College.



Friday, October 07, 2016

W&L's Lepage Featured on Paint This Desert

In an essay recently featured on Paint This Desert, Andrea Lepage, associate professor of art at Washington and Lee University, shares her thoughts on artist Vincent Valdez.


Monday, September 26, 2016

Staniar Gallery Presents 10th Anniversary Exhibit

The 2016-17 academic year marks the 10-year anniversary for Washington and Lee University's Staniar Gallery. To mark the occasion, Staniar Gallery will present a group exhibition featuring recent works by Studio Art faculty and W&L alumni who studied art in Wilson Hall and Staniar Gallery. "Decade: Staniar Gallery's 10-Year Anniversary Exhibition" will be on view Sept. 30–Oct. 28.


Monday, April 11, 2016

Staniar Gallery Presents "Shakespeare's England"

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Washington and Lee University's Staniar Gallery, in conjunction with the Departments of English, History, and Art and Art History, will present an exhibition of original prints and reproductions from the collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington.

Upcoming Events

Date Event
Oct 23
Bentley Musical Fall 2016 "The Theory of Relativity"
Keller Theatre, Lenfest Hall, 7:30 PM
Nov 1
Theater, Dance, and Film Studies Master Class: Jon Beal
Johnson Theatre, Lenfest Hall, 4:30 PM
Nov 2
Nov 10to Nov 12
W&L Dancers Create....
Keller Theatre, Lenfest Hall
Nov 15