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Chicago field trip will be on Thursday, October 2.  Cost is $15 per person.  Exact change required or checks made payable to Purdue University.  Bus will leave PAO at 9 am sharp and will return around 11 pm.  Tickets may be purchased in PAO Room 1190.

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Oct. 20 - 31 - The Purdue Student National Art Education Association (PSNAEA) will be holding its 19th annual exhibition in the Rueff Galleries with an opening reception on Monday, October 20 at 5 pm.

Art and Design Open Position

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The Department of Art and Design offers undergraduate concentrations, majors, and minors in Art Education, Art History, Fine Arts, Photography,  and Visual Communications Design and professional programs in Industrial Design and Interior Design. The MFA is offered in all areas except Art History; the Ph.D. in Art Education is offered in conjunction with the College of Education. These undergraduate and graduate degree programs offer an extensive range of focused investigations into the making, studying and teaching of the visual arts. 

Art and Design programs include:

Art and Design Course Descriptions

Art and Design Textbook List, Spring 2014