Welcome to the Department of Art and Art History at Sonoma State University

For thirty years, Sonoma State University, Department of Art and Art History has been the hub of visual art on campus and in Sonoma County. As a center of creativity and experimentation, the department provides students with the foundation for a lifetime of visual arts study and presence. Our majors offer in-depth education in technique, concept and history of art.

Important Advising Announcement

Important Dates:

  • Fall 2016 Semester begins August 23!
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Upcoming Events

  • Visit the University Art Gallery Facebook Page

    • Stay tuned for our Spring 2017 Visiting Artist Lectures Series!

    • Check back for more information.


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    • $10.00 single lab fee is charged one time per semester to each student enrolled in a studio art course. The fee is to support all studio art classes through the purchase of clean up and disposable safety equipment in bulk through one centralized fee.
    • Is your class planning a fieldtrip? Get the FIELDTRIP FORMS Here! Everyone needs to complete the Emergency Release Form. If you are driving, then complete the other two in the packet as well.
    • For information on registration dates and unit limits, please visit the registrar's office.