Tagged: art

Campus Statue Project

In the 1940s, during the midst of World War II, Notre Dame embarked on an ambitious campus beautification project, which would fill twenty empty niches on buildings around campus, including many that had stood vacant for decades.  In 1943, classes in the Art Department were cancelled due to lack of...

Art at Notre Dame

Art has long been an important offering in the curriculum at Notre Dame.  “Drawing and painting have been always favorite studies at Notre Dame, and improvements will be made to render these studies more attractive during the coming year [1870-1871].  Casts, busts, and valuable paintings will be procured for the...