Welcome to the Department of Art Theory & Practice (AT&P) at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University. The department has both an undergraduate program, offering a baccalaureate degree, and a graduate program, offering a Masters of Fine Arts degree.

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AT&P graduate students William Schweigert, Laura McGinn and Jason Dixon.


Installation view of the AT&P undergraduate exhibition Purgatory at the Dittmar Gallery in the Norris Center.

Aaron Hughes (MFA 2009) performs Tea at the Headlands Center for the Arts. Photo courtesy Cathy Kossack.

Visiting Professor Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev has been selected to lead the 2015 Istanbul Biennial.



The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY.





recent events

5/1/14–6/20/14 MFA Thesis Exhibition