#BetweenArtAndQuarantine Challenge

Earlier this spring, the Getty Museum issued a fun and interesting challenge on social media: recreate a famous artwork using only readily available household items. This idea was inspired by the Dutch Instagram account Between Art and Quarantine . Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook were flooded…

“Practicing Courage” by Margaret Matthews

Margaret Matthews is a junior at Pacific Lutheran University who lived in Virginia and Oregon before moving to Tacoma for college. She will graduate in 2021 with a BFA with a concentration in Sculpture. She is already putting her talents to use with a class…

How Museums Make Meaning: Study Away J-term 2020

Museums collect and interpret objects, and the stories they tell with their collections articulate cultural identity and values. Based in the historic university city of Oxford, this J-term 2020 class will explore how museums make meaning. Students will study numerous examples of contemporary museum theory…

Fall 2019 Open Model Drawing Sessions

Open Drawing Sessions with a live model, sponsored by the Department of Art at Pacific Lutheran University, will be starting up again later this month. These sessions are a great opportunity to develop your interests and talent in drawing. Students and public are welcome! This is…

“This is Design School” Podcast

JP Avila, Associate Professor of Art & Design, and Chad P. Hall ’10, PLU alum, have been busy at work with the release of season 4 of their podcast, This is Design School . This release welcomes amazing guests in the design world and beyond.…