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The mission of the Missouri Western State University Department of Art is to graduate students with the knowledge and ability to become professional artists, designers and art historians capable of making informed and creative decisions that will benefit the individual, the community and society.

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Art History Club

The MWSU Art History Club (est. 2017), open to all Missouri Western students, seeks to engage in visual culture beyond the classroom. Art History Club activities include meeting with curators and art historians, visiting art [...]