Santa Clara University

Department of Art and Art History

Student Life


Art History

Each year the Department of Art and Art History hosts several art history symposium events in the spring quarter. The Art History Student Research Symposium and Paper Prize Competition and the Annual Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium held at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, CA.


Studio Art

Graduating seniors in the studio art program participate in a Senior Show where they learn the process of installation and presentation of their senior exhibit. In addition, all students of all levels participate in the Annual Student Art Juried Exhibition. Even non-majors are encouraged to submit their art work and have it judged by a professional jury for awards given out at the end of the year.




Where have all our alumni gone? 

Are you an Art or Art History alumni from SCU? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please send us an email at or fill out and submit the Alumni Feedback form

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