Liberal Arts

Montserrat college of art offers a wide variety of art, design and writing programs in a student-centered environment that’s fun, rigorous and collaborative. whatever your passion, you’ll find classes, gallery shows and ideas that inspire you.

Art is born of a rich variety of human experience and inquiry. In this spirit, liberal arts study at Montserrat helps Bachelor of Fine Arts students sharpen writing and communications skills and provides them with opportunities to explore historical, social and scientific contexts and concepts that are essential to being an artist and living in the contemporary world.

The liberal arts component of Montserrat’s Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and Diploma programs begins by establishing a foundation in English composition and art history. Bachelor of Fine Arts students move on to three traditional and challenging areas of study — humanities, science, and social science — and then explore the liberal arts in greater depth by selecting from a wide range of elective course offerings. This is a unique curriculum that engages both faculty and students in discovering new ways that the liberal and visual arts work together to educate the total artist.

From elective offerings in subjects like Cultural Anthropology and Politics, to seminars in Contemporary Art and Gender Study topics, your liberal arts education at Montserrat prepares students to be engaged and contributing members of society.

Montserrat College of Art

23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915

978.921.4242 x 1192
fax: 978.922.4268

23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Toll-Free: 800.836.0487
Phone: 978.921.4242 x1153
Fax: 978.921.4241

Montserrat College of Art Hardie Building