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College of Fine Arts

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  • Art + Design

    Emphasizing scholarly and creative research, our innovative programs reflect contemporary practices that are responsive to the dynamic field of the visual arts, preparing students for enduring careers in the arts and beyond.

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  • Music

    With a focus on creating confident, creative, and skilled professional musicians, our programs are designed to enhance musical knowledge and skill through participation in a wide variety of courses, studies, ensembles, and field experiences.

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  • Theater

    Hone your craft through imagination, discipline, and conviction. We challenge our students to engage critically and creatively with research, the arts, and the world to prepare them for leadership roles as artists and citizens.

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  • Dance

    Join us to engage in choreography, performance and production, integrated with theoretical, historical, cultural and practical studies in dance. We cultivate an understanding and practice of collaboration, which encompasses communication, creativity, diversity, and adaptability that facilitate living in a complex world.

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  • Film

    Since its beginning in the 1970s, the Film program has been preparing students for film and video careers in higher education, and for success in the motion picture and television industry. Join our award-winning professional faculty and superb facilities and equipment rivaled by no other program in Ohio or the region.

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  • Interdisciplinary Arts

    Explore the dynamic world of interdisciplinary scholarship and creation— we ask complex or vexing questions that cannot be answered adequately within the boundaries of any single discipline, within the field of the arts.

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    Alumna Violet Patton Commits Transformational Gift to Fine Arts & Education

    August 30, 2019
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    The Tantrum Theater Summer Festival Brings World-Class Artists to Athens

    July 15, 2019

    In its first weekend, Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17 at 8:00 p.m., the festival will spotlight Bill Bowers in Beyond Words at the E. E.

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    Musical Theater B.F.A. in American Theater Magazine

    July 2, 2019

    American Theater Magazine highlights the new Musical Theater Bachelors of Fine Arts Performance degree in the School of Theater.

     

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    Celebrating Æthelred Eldridge, Fall 2019

    June 18, 2019

    The School of Art + Design and the College of Fine Arts celebrates the life and work of Professor Emeritus Æthelred Eldridge (1930–2018) with an exhibition, performances, alumni and community event, and exhibitions in Athens and beyond, beginning with Æthelred Eldridge Exhibition of Work

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