Art and Performance

Art and Performance

The focus of the visual and performing arts at Georgetown is the development of imagination and creativity, a priority anchored in the university’s liberal arts curriculum and Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person.

With faculty experts in art and performance diverse historical eras and regions of the world, Georgetown provides students with a unique and rigorous curriculum. Georgetown’s arts programming is enhanced by the university’s galleries and cross-campus collaborations that promote interdisciplinary research, initiatives, and events. Washington, D.C., home to countless world-renowned museums and performing arts centers, provides the perfect opportunity for an immersive arts education that extends well beyond the classroom.

M.A. in Art and Museum Studies

The Department of Art and Art History sponsors this master's degree program in art and museum studies. The program brings together the academic study of art museums with museum practice; it emphasizes the international contexts of museums in the modern world.

Film and Media Studies Program
The Film and Media Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program in the College offering an undergraduate minor that explores the relations between media, power, and social justice.