History

History

Founded in 1857, San Jose State University is the oldest public university in California. Its Department of Art and Art History offers one of the largest, most diverse, academically accessible, and most highly selective public programs in art and design in the western U.S. It is the only CSU campus offering full BA, BFA, MA, and MFA studies to some 500+ graduates and undergraduate students per semester.
Located in San Jose, the most populous city in northern California and the population and psychological center of Silicon Valley, the Department of Art and Art History reflects the entrepreneurial and inventive nature of the region through the development of new programs, innovative collaborations with area corporations, and academic leadership in the fields of art, design, art history, and arts education.

 

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Upcoming & Current Events

BFA Photography Exhibition: Jiang Chen Rodriguez

March 02, 2020 – March 05, 2020, All Day
Gallery 5, Art Building #107

BFA Spatial Exhibition: Cynthia Gonzalez

March 02, 2020 – March 05, 2020, All Day
Art Building – Gallery 3

BFA Spatial Exhibition: Rebecca Johnson

March 02, 2020 – March 05, 2020, All Day
Belcher Gallery, Art Building #131

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