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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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Matt Derezinski (Visual Communications), Serenity, digital print, 2013.
Finals Week ends on Friday, December 12 with December graduation taking place on Saturday, December 13th. Congratulations to all Art Department (and Truman) graduates! Please stay in touch (firstname.lastname@example.org). This also means that the Art Department blog will be taking a break until the week before classes start in January. However, during that time the blog…Read more Happy Winter Break!