Art and Art History

Hope is the only private, liberal arts institution in Michigan accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, which recognizes superior curriculum, faculty and facilities.
  • The DePree Art Center gives art and art history students access to exceptional facilities including a light-filled gallery, studio space, and a computer lab.
  • Prospective art majors and minors can apply for the Distinguished Artist Award, a scholarship that is renewable up to four years.
  • Benefit from small classes and mentoring by full-time faculty members who are working artists and active scholars.
  • Spend a semester off campus studying in New York, Chicago, or Philadelphia or overseas in one of the many international programs offered.
  • Participate in a graduating senior art exhibition and/or art history capstone presentation.
  • Participate in regular visiting artist lectures and workshops in conjunction with gallery exhibitions.  
  • Attend regular Chicago and Detroit museum field trips as part of the program offering.
Hope College Department of Art & Art History

275 Columbia Ave

Holland, MI 49422

Prof. Steve Nelson