Message from the Chair

Hear about the department’s purpose and vision straight from the Art + Design Department Chair, Tad Hirsch. Learn more →

We teach students how to

Cultivate ideas that activate.
Discover facts that inform.
Create artifacts that fascinate……

Contact Us

Find out how to get in contact with the department. Learn more →

Visit Us

We offer the opportunity for prospective students to observe campus life, talk with faculty and students, and acquaint themselves with Northeastern’s campus and the city of Boston through our Visit Campus programs.

Tours for our joint program with School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston are offered though Visit SMFA program.


A wide range of creative spaces and well-equipped facilities are available to members of the Art + Design community. Learn more →

Student Resources

Learn about resources available to Art + Design students, including advising, student activities, and more. Learn more →

Faculty Resources

Learn about resources available to Art + Design faculty, including advising, release forms , and more. Learn more →