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Galleries + Facilities

The School of Art boasts four galleries in addition to well-maintained facilities in printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, photography, foundry, electronic neon sculpture, wood turning, blacksmithing, weaving, 3-D printing and rapid prototyping, HD video, interactive performance, computer animation and more.  


The first degrees approved to be awarded by the Department of Art occurred in 1958 with an MA in art as well as art history. In 1965, the Department of Art, which had been a unit of the College of Liberal Arts, joined the new College of Fine Arts. Harry Wood, who had come to campus in the late 1950s, was chair of the Department of Art. He made the move with his department to the College of Fine Arts.


The School of Art in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the leading institution for the instruction of art in metropolitan Phoenix and central Arizona. Encompassing a breadth of disciplines and a comprehensive range of instruction in the studio arts, the academic fields of art education and art history, as well as museum studies, the School of Art proudly maintains its place as one of the largest schools of public instruction in the arts and embraces nationally ranked programs.


The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University provides an environment where you can develop and hone your artistic skills, have the freedom to grow aesthetically and opportunities to stretch your limits.

Extensive choice

The School of Art is one of the largest and most respected public art schools in the country, offering degrees in fine arts, art education and art history. The comprehensiveness of our program offers a range of specialties equaled by few other institutions.