UAB is an internationally renowned, public research university that discovers, teaches and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state of Alabama, and the world. UAB provides robust academic and co-curricular programs with a strong student support infrastructure that nurtures an active and engaged student community.

why uabIn the UAB Department of Art and Art History, we serve our students by focusing on their personal and creative growth, supporting their academic achievement, and preparing them for lifetimes of accom­plishment and meaningful contribution.

Led by engaged scholars, artists, designers, and educators who are recognized nationally and internationally for their intellectual and creative research, the UAB DAAH faculty is passionate about art and teaching and work tirelessly to ensure that students understand their potential to impact the world through their study of historical and contemporary art and design.