Visual Arts

Linden Hall offers a wide range of visual arts classes, from studio classes in the Middle School that explore media—including painting, drawing, and sculpture—to Upper School coursework in a variety of disciplines. The Visual Arts department is able to accommodate all students from the interested beginner through the experienced student artist keen on studying at the college level.

Courses available in the visual arts at Linden Hall may be selected multiple times with increased expectations each year, culminating in an Advanced Placement (AP) course, if suitable for the student.

Extracurricular Programming
Extracurricular programming in the visual arts contributes a valuable dimension to student work. Student artists are encouraged to participate in:

  • Campus-based art clubs that focus on art-centered community service and collaborative art projects.
  • Exhibitions of student work, both on and off campus.
  • Museum and gallery visits.
  • Visiting artist workshops and master classes.
  • Museum and gallery visits.
  • Visiting artist workshops and master classes.
  • Off-campus photography and art field experiences.


2D Design Foundation
• Advanced 2D­ Concentration
• 3D Design
• Advanced 3D­ Concentration
• Ceramics
• Advanced Ceramics
• Photography
• AP Studio Art 2D Design—fine arts
• AP Studio Art 2D Design—photography
• AP Studio Art 3D Design
• Independent Study
• Middle School Art

Fine Arts

Linden Hall’s fine art facilities support and enhance the student-artist’s experience. Facilities include potter's wheels, ceramics and glass fusion kilns, etching and embossing presses and large format digital printers.



Linden Hall has extensive photography laboratories for both traditional and digital photography. Photography facilities include darkroom and wet lab for traditional black and white photography and film processing, darkroom for historic photographic processes, computer lab with professional editing software for digital artwork in Photoshop, large format digital printer and a vast collection of cameras available for student use.


Arts Guild

Linden Hall is pleased to support its most engaged student artists through the Arts Guild, a special recognition for students who are exemplars to their peers and who are committed to and involved in the arts at Linden Hall.

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Lyet Gallery

Lyet Gallery is an established display space where students experience other students’ work on a daily basis. Selected Linden Hall seniors curate an exhibition of student artwork in Lyet Gallery for the Annual Arts Night.


Individual Studios

Working studio space is provided for boarding students 24 hours a day based on availability and need, such as AP class demands, portfolio preparation, or to meet Arts Guild requirements.