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We believe that art matters. It changes lives, documents and reflects experiences, and shows us worlds and perspectives other than our own. Making art has been a fundamental part of human activity since the beginnings of known history; studying art has played a central role in the development of our understanding of human civilization. Further, societies are judged often by the art that they produce.
We also believe that the liberal arts and sciences matter. Knowledge does not exist in isolation; particularly in this global, digital world it is interconnected, is created, developed, and maintained communally, and is changeable over time and across cultures.
All of our activities in the Art Department at Truman State University grow out of this fundamental set of core beliefs.
Degree programs in the Art Department are defined by the faculty and were developed through the following objectives:
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If you’re looking for information on the Leonardo bridge project, just scroll down. Otherwise, there’s great things going on in the Art Department this week! Lots of Art students are presenting at the Student Research Conference on Tuesday, April 14 so we hope you can join! Check out the program here: http://src.truman.edu/browse/summarynew.asp?year=2015 On Wednesday, April 15…Read more This Week in the Art Department!
Blog readers will know that on Friday, April 10 students in the interdisciplinary seminar JINS 394 Biography: Leonardo built a bridge according to a design by Leonardo da Vinci. For more information about the project, please visit this blog post: http://blogs.truman.edu/art/2015/04/09/leonardo-bridge-on-the-quad/ For now, here are some pictures of the construction below! Stay tuned for more information…Read more Leonardo on the Quad!