Moore College of Art & Design was originally founded by Sarah Worthington Peter as the Philadelphia School of Design for Women. Established in 1848, it came to be known as Moore College of Art & Design in 1989. This independent college in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the first and only visual arts college for women in the United States.
Moore College of Art & Design grants the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts, and Master of Fine Arts degrees in art education, studio art, and interior design, among others. Students can also opt for the post-baccalaureate program in art education.
Students of Moore College of Art & Design publish an annual magazine called the "More Magazine". They can also hold exhibitions of their creations at the Galleries at Moore, and the Student-Run Gallery, as well as sell the works through The Art Shop at Moore. In addition, the college supports on-campus organizations like the Student Government.
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