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Plan a Visit

The best way to get to know the Department of Art and Art History is by meeting us. Plan a visit to campus or attend a virtual event to get to know our programs, our people, and our many resources and offerings.

Fine Arts Information Sessions & Tours

The College of Fine Arts hosts Information Sessions & Tours, both in-person and virtually. These sessions, led by our student ambassadors, are tailored for prospective students interested in the college, including those interested in Studio Art, Art History, or Art Education. During the session, you’ll learn more about the College of Fine Arts and its departments; get information about degrees, student resources, and the application process; and get an inside look at the department you’re interested in.

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University Information Sessions & Tours

The University of Texas at Austin offers an array of events, information sessions, and tours catering to different audiences. Whether you’re a prospective freshman or transfer student, or located within Austin or far away, consider registering for an in-person or virtual general admissions information session to maximize your knowledge of the university as a whole.

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Self-Guided Tours

If you're visiting campus, you can explore the Art Building without scheduling an official appointment. You may tour the building during standard business hours, Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm.

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Events for Prospective Students

The Department of Art and Art History also hosts special admissions events, portfolio review days, and exhibition openings throughout the academic year.

To receive invites to upcoming Department of Art and Art History admission events, make sure to sign up for more information.

Individual Appointments & Group Tours

It may be possible to schedule an individual appointment or group tour to discuss the department’s programs and admissions process. Please fill out a Department of Art and Art History Admissions Appointment Request at least two weeks prior to your planned visit, and someone from our admissions team will be in touch.

If you are an educator looking to bring your students to visit the Department of Art and Art History, please email the Admissions Coordinator at

Special Annual Events

Texas Preview

Texas Preview is an opportunity for prospective freshmen to learn more about The University of Texas at Austin, its academic areas and the admissions process. Nearly 1,000 guests — both prospective students and their family members — attend each year.

Explore UT

Held annually at UT Austin, Explore UT aims to inform students, parents, teachers and community members from across the state about the importance of the public research institution and higher education in Texas. The day-long event invites Texans of all ages to experience robust research experiences, hands-on demonstrations and experiments, and participate in the richness of the university’s scholarship and knowledge.

Maps and Parking

View information about getting to campus, where to park, and directions to the fine arts buildings.

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