DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY & ART THEORY

Department of History & Art Theory offers a concentrated study on visual arts from the pre-historic era to present day in a multicultural and interdisciplinary context. The Department teaches both specialized and wide-ranging course units that enable students to be engaged in scholarly research, curatorial work, creative practices, and other contributions to national and international dialogues concerning the theories and histories of art and culture. This programme opens a space for the students to be Art Historians, Art Critics, Art Journalists, Art Theorists, Project Coordinators, Curators, Art Teachers, Researchers, or to practice as artists.

 

  1. S. Udayangani, Best Results and Gold Medal of the Faculty of Visual Arts, UVPA, 2018
  2. D. Suriyabandara, Best Results and Gold Medal of the Faculty of Visual Arts, UVPA, 2017
  • The Department has its own collection of books/archival sources besides the main library of the Faculty, which contains the largest collection of Visual Art materials in Sri Lanka
  • Study environment with multimedia facilities