About

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The Onstead Institute is housed within the University of North Texas’ College of Visual Arts & Design — one of the most comprehensive arts and design programs at a public university and considered one of the best art schools in the South and Southwest with program areas in art education, which includes a Ph.D. offering in art history, and a broad range of studio and design practice. The college’s faculty are master artists, designers, and scholars who are known internationally.

By partnering with CVAD faculty and students — as well as with schools, museums, galleries, cultural arts organizations, and others throughout the DFW Metroplex — the Onstead Institute functions as a platform that fosters programs, collaborative initiatives, research, and resources at the leading-edge of K-12 art education.