The history of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Ostrava (FU OU) was founded in the year 2007, howevers its history dates back to the year 1991. The faculty also houses the Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts (GAFU).
The faculty has two buildings. One is located at Podlahova 3, where are located fine arts departments. The second location is at Sokolská třída 17, which houses the music departments. The gallery is located at Českobratrská 16.