College of the Arts Creativity thrives here Experience the Arts at PSU. Real-world impact meets creative expression. Find your creative voiceâ€”and experience the voices of othersâ€”at the most dynamic and accessible public arts institution in Oregon. Through creative research, community projects, and hundreds of public events each year, the College of the Arts makes 51¾«Æ· a better place to live.Ìý In the studio and on the stage, in the classroom and the community. Our students and faculty cultivate the bold ideas that can change the world.Ìý Artists are problem solvers. Today more than ever, thatâ€™s what the world needs.Ìý Creative practice demands new ideas, empathy for others, collaboration and practical results. These skills are essential for solving the big challenges facing society todayâ€”and theyâ€™re at the heart of our college. Thatâ€™s why our graduates are well prepared for successful careers in the arts and beyond. Our schools School of Architecture School of Art + Design School of Film School of Music & Theater Nurturing Creativity, Transforming Lives Every day at PSU's College of the Arts, we cultivate the bold ideas that can change the world. In the studio, on stage, in the classroom and in the city, our students and faculty find their creative voices and listen to the voices of others, making the 51¾«Æ· community a better place to live. Black Lives Matter The College of the Arts is committed to working for justice and striving to create an anti-racist environment for our students, faculty, staff and community. Read Dean Leroy Bynum, Jr.'s statement to the community. Read Dean Bynum's statement Upcoming events February 29th 2024 Noon Concert: Crazy Jane Composers Watch the Concert!Chamber music and songs by PSU composers RenÃ©e Favand-See,... Add to my Calendar February 29th 2024 Show & Tell Design Lecture Series presents Ron Bronson Show & Tell Design Lecture Series welcomes Ron BronsonRon Bronson has spent his career working on projects to improve digital services for governments, and is a global speaker and researcher examining the ways emergent technology erodes civic trust in daily life. He currently serves as... Add to my Calendar February 29th 2024 Measure for Measure - Preview Get Tickets!In this West Coast premiere, PSU Prof. Karin Magaldi directs... Add to my Calendar March 1st 2024 PSU FAC-LED INFO SESSION (Virtual): Germany and the Czech Republic - Design in Berlin and Prague There is a lot to be learned from Berlinâ€™s and Pragueâ€™s rich networks... Add to my Calendar See full events calendar EventsÌýmay be subject to change. Please check individual event details for current information before attending. February 28th 2024 Currently Accolades: Published/Exhibited for March 4, 2024 Ingrid Mari Anderson, Curriculum & Instruction faculty, co-authored a... February 14th 2024 Currently Accolades: Published/Exhibited for February 19, 2024 Dustin Bessette, Business faculty, has a new book chapter titled â€œCyber... February 9th 2024 Clive Knightsâ€™ recent collages on display at William & Mary Muscarelle Museum of Art in Virginia Clive Knights, professor of architecture, will give a guest lecture at The... See all news Student Resources How to Apply Academic Advising Scholarships Your generosity makes a difference Innovation, advocacy, and community building are central to addressing todayâ€™s challengesâ€”and creativity is key. College of the Arts students pursue rigorous academic curricula and learn the skills and discipline for successful and sustainable careers in the arts. Your gift will have direct impact on aspiring artists, musicians, designers, and makers! Ìý The College of the Arts Student Hardship Fund was created to provide immediate support to students in need of emergency funds to cover both academic and personal expenses, such as housing, medical bills, utilities, and equipment. Thank you for your gift to support College of the Arts students facing financial hardship during this challenging time.