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

  • Nov 21 - Jan 1: Open Registration

  • Nov 25 - Nov 29: Thanksgiving Break

  • Dec 14 - Dec 18: Finals Week!

  • Jan 25: Spring 2016 Instruction Begins

  • Feb 1: Deadline to apply for May 2016 Graduation

Upcoming Events

  • Visit the University Art Gallery Facebook Page
    • Visit the Art Department on FACEBOOK. Check out excerpts from the Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
    • Check back for more information.

    Department Information

    • $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 FORM 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.