The Allbritton Art Institute promotes the appreciation and study of artists and art movements of the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries through regularly scheduled curriculum and providing opportunities for students to engage, study, research, and view original works of art both domestically and abroad. The Institute's faculty are dedicated to providing students with a comprehensive and meaningful educational experience in classes that are structured to ensure personal attention and engage students in a multifaceted approach to subject matter.
Claude Monet, Water Lilies (Nymphéas), 1907
Oil on canvas, 92.1 x 81.2 cm, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Gift of Mrs. Harry C. Hanszen, 68.31
The Allbritton Art Institute conducts regional field trips funding transportation and admissions to museums allowing Baylor students the opportunity to view artwork with faculty and their peers in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, TX. Each year, the Institute co-sponsors a regional trip with Baylor’s Department of Art.
Institute courses include one or more supervised field study trips each semester. Destinations are leading museums that provide opportunity for direct exposure to important collections and special art exhibitions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The department offers a BA in Studio Art and Art History, and the professional B.F.A. degree in seven areas of Studio Art.