Visual Arts

Course Offerings

The Visual Art Department at Hopkins offers courses in a variety of studio arts, including a Fine Art Studio sequence for advanced study, as well as a range of courses in media arts. Students display their work in the Keator Gallery and informally in the balcony atrium in Thompson Hall.  

Drawing, painting, and printmaking take place in spacious studios on the third floor of Thompson Hall, while ceramics, architecture, wood arts, web design, and digital photography occur in the new studios on the first floor of Thompson Hall. Video classes meet in a second computer lab on campus.  

Experiential classes are supplemented with theory studies in film and art history.
Click here to visit online gallery of current student work in Visual Arts, Film, Music and Drama.

Keator Gallery

The Keator Gallery hosts five exhibitions each year, featuring work by professional artists, students and the arts faculty as well as a Hopkins community-wide exhibit.

The Keator Gallery is located in Baldwin Hall and is open during school days from 8am–4pm. All exhibits are free and open to the public. For more information please call 203.397.1001.

2023–2024 Exhibitions

Sept. 5 - October 22
Guest Artist Jason Ting presents “Color Code”

Nov. 6 – January 12
Pop-up Art Shows

Feb. 9 - March 28
Term One Student Art Show

April 19 - May 10
Arts Department Pop-Up Gallery Shows

May 20–24
Spring Arts Week

May 20 - June 7
Term Two Student Art Show
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