Discover new possibilities in every art form.
Creativity is second nature to you. You love to think about the theory behind art and its concepts. In this program, you’ll choose from a vast array of electives to broaden your experience and understanding of art. Our BA program will help cultivate the critical thinking and practical skills needed for you to make a career in art. And, with our reimagined general education curriculum, you’ll be ready to succeed in an increasingly complex, diverse, and global world. Plus, with fewer credits (120) and studio requirements than our BFA programs, it’s especially ideal if you want to take on a double major.
At Lesley, you’ll discover the many aspects of art with a mix of lectures, field trips, and hands-on studio sessions. You'll make connections that will launch you into the creative economy with internships at places like the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Boston Center for the Arts, the Whitney Museum, Boston Printmakers, Disney, Cartoon Network, Film Roman, and many more. And once you graduate, you'll blaze a train in a career as a practicing artist, museum curator, photojournalist, gallery director, archivist, art educator, and many more possibilities
Our expert faculty will teach you different techniques and media to help showcase your artistic individuality. From figure drawing to art history, painting to 3D art, you’ll take your creativity and perspective to new levels. And, learn to analyze work in terms of its form, content, and meaning.
You’ll find a strong sense of artistic community throughout your study at Lesley. Every course is designed to prepare you for a career in the arts. And, you’ll participate in internships in Greater Boston that will further your knowledge and skills for the real world. The possibilities for you artistic future are endless.