Art History

The Art History program at Long Beach City College surveys the multifaceted world of visual artifacts from the earliest human history to the present in diverse cultures around the globe. Students learn to analyze artworks from a variety of perspectives and to understand how and why they were created as well as the role art plays in expressing or challenging societal values and practices. Art History is under the coordination of Sarah Vure.

Courses in Art History include;

Art 1 and Art 2 Art and Civilization: Ancient to the Middle Ages and Renaissance to Modern


Art 3 Modern and Contemporary Art,


Art 4 Tribal Art, Art 5 Asian Art,

Art 6 Art on the Town/Museum Visits, Art 7 Art on the Town/ Gallery and Studio Visits, Art 10 Art Appreciation, and Art 11 Pre-Columbian Art.