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Welcome to Kent State University's College of the Arts, where you can experience our nationally and internationally recognized programs and learn from faculty who are leaders in the fields of visual, performing and design arts.
Our multitude of program options, including 28 majors, 20 minors and our signature Arts Entrepreneurship minor, make us the destination of choice for your arts education.
News from the College of the Arts
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Events in the College of the Arts
Kent Dance Ensemble 2023 Concert "Collective Impressions" Brings a Sense of Community
Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2022-2023 production season with the 2023 Kent State Dance Ensemble Collective Impressions. The concert will be presented in E. Turner Stump Theatre Fri., March 24 through Sat., March. 25, 2023.
Kent State University Museum Announces New Exhibitions “Head to Toe”
The Kent State University Museum announces the opening of “Head to Toe” on Feb. 2, 2023. On view through Jul. 23, 2023, the trilogy of exhibitions draws from the Kent State University Museum’s permanent collection. Highlighting hats, coats, and shoes, visitors will see the evolution of these essential garments as styles, technologies and trends evolve.
A New Art Exhibit, Detumescence by Bedel Tiscareño, Brings Satire to Kent
The School of Art Collection and Galleries at Kent State University are pleased to announce a new exhibit, Detumescence, Bedel Tiscareño. This exhibit will be on display, April 7–May 13, 2023, at the KSU Downtown Gallery, 141 East Main Street, Kent Ohio, there will be a reception on Friday, April 7 from 5-7 p.m.
KSU Museum Announces New Exhibition ‘As the World Weds: Global Wedding Traditions’
KENT, OH – The Kent State University Museum announces the opening of “As the World Weds: Global Wedding Traditions” on Sept. 16, 2022. On view through Aug. 27, 2023, the exhibition draws from the Kent State University Museum’s rich holdings of wedding dresses and associated materials. Treasured pieces from personal collections will also be on display. This exhibition looks beyond the white bridal gown to the rich and deeply symbolic cl
The Kent State University Museum's new Pathfinders exhibit brings together recent work of six creatives, all alumni of Kent State University's School of Fashion, whom are defining their own pathways amidst the everchanging industry of fashion, social media, and design.
Tour Our Spaces in 360
Students in the College of the Arts have access to versatile and expansive spaces in the Center for the Performing Arts, Center for the Visual Arts, Rockwell Hall, the KSU Museum, and Cartwright Hall. Explore these spaces in 360-degree imaging!Explore Our Spaces