As Nebraska’s urban art school, the Department of Art & Art History offers an educational and collaborative experience with established and emerging artists, including those who got their start at UNO.
Students can enhance their classroom study with internship opportunities at Omaha museums, arts organizations, advertising/design firms, and more.
The Weber Fine Arts Building (WFAB) houses studio spaces for painting, drawing, printmaking, papermaking, book arts, electronic imaging, art education and graphic arts. A separate building houses sculpture and ceramics studios. WFAB is also home to the UNO Art Gallery, a vital cultural and educational forum for the study, contemplation and critical analysis of works of art.
CFAM offers more than $300,000 in scholarships each year.
CFAM offers three degree options for art students:
In addition, Studio Art students further define their major with a concentration in one of these areas:
Students may also pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art or a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a K-12 Teaching Certification.
The Department of Art & Art History is accredited through the 2021-22 academic year by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Being granted accreditation is an achievement that signifies our program has sound educational objectives and meets the standards established by NASAD, which address operational and curricular issues fundamental to educational quality.