The Department of Art and Art History is housed in two buildings, Woods Art Building and Richards Hall. Both are in the "Arts Quadrangle," which is the southwest corner of UNL's city campus. This arts quadrangle also includeSheldon Museum of Art, Lied Center for Performing Arts, Kimball Recital Hall, the School of Music's Westbrook Music Building, the Department of Theatre Arts' Temple Building and the Hixon-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Dean's Office in 102 Woods Art Building. The Department of Art and Art History office is located in 120 Richards Hall.
Richards Hall houses Eisentrager•Howard Gallery, painting, drawing, visual literacy, sculpture and ceramics classrooms as well as faculty and graduate student studios. A 200-seat auditorium and a 46-seat seminar room are also located in this building.
Woods Art Building
Woods Art Building houses printmaking, book arts, graphic design, new genres, and photography studios, as well as a digital print lab, visual literacy classroom, art history offices, graduate studios, and the Dean's Office of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Sheldon Museum of Art
Adjacent to the department, the Sheldon Museum of Art is the setting for temporary exhibitions and periodic showings of works selected from the University's permanent collection. Sheldon houses one of the nation's most respected University collections of 20th century American art work.