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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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Tonight (Wednesday, November 12), the University Art Gallery will host a reception immediately following the opening night performance of the Department of Theatre’s production of The Drowsy Chaperone. We hope to see you at the play and the reception!
One of the artists in the Hunter/Gatherer exhibition in the University Art Gallery will be visiting campus this week. Photographer Margaret LeJeune (Peoria, Illinois) will be here on Thursday, November 13 and Friday, November 14. On Thursday, November 13 she will give a public talk on her work (OP 2210) at 4:30 p.m. The talk…<a href="http://blogs.truman.edu/art/2014/11/12/artist-talk-in-gallery/">Read more <span class="screen-reader-text">Artist Talk This Afternoon!</span></a>