What makes this course interesting?

  • View significant works of art through readings, research, digital images, videos and museum visits
  • Learn to evaluate a work of art through critical analysis instead of rushing to opinion or judgment

Learn to critically analyze works of art within diverse historical and cultural contexts, considering issues such as politics, religion, patronage, gender, and ethnicity.

Explore major forms of artistic expression including architecture, sculpture, painting and other media from across a variety of cultures. Learn about the purpose and function of art as you develop your ability to articulate visual and art historical concepts in verbal and written form.

AP Art History Course Description (PDF)

Taking AP Art History can lead to a future in ...