College of Arts and Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Small, interactive art classes. Practical, hands-on internships. Exciting study abroad opportunities….They all come together at Arcadia to give you the tools you need to think creatively and make the most of whatever career path you choose.

Our NASAD-accredited Art & Design Program combines the individual attention of a small school with the diversity of study abroad opportunities.

Art and Design

Our Music minor welcomes students from all majors to various interactive opportunities that enrich the liberal arts experience.

Music

Our program goes beyond a traditional conservatory-style approach—immersing you in all aspects of theatrical creation.

Theater Arts

Theater Meets Art & Design in “The Making of Midway”

“I have logged 231 hours for this apprenticeship. To receive credit, one must log only 200, but it’s not over until the fat lady sings—or whatever it is Petite does at the end of our play. I refuse to spoil it for you!

- Ari Kendra ’17, Prop Designer

Campus Venues

Spruance Art Gallery

Arcadia Art Gallery

A nationally recognized venue for contemporary art in the greater Philadelphia area, the Arcadia University Art Gallery provides a stimulating roster of exhibitions shaped by its mission to encourage dialogue about current visual art and its socio-cultural relevance.

Art Gallery

Arcadia Theater

The Arcadia University Theater provides professional quality productions that showcase the talents and dedication of our student artists. Productions are directed, designed and choreographed by professionals from Philadelphia’s theatre community.

Arcadia Theater

Upcoming Events & Performances

22
May

Art and Performance

abbey ryan: the light / the shade

art

Art and Performance

abbey ryan: the light / the shade

May 22, 2018

All Day

Commons
Harrison Gallery 450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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22
May

Art and Performance

Camera Work: Making a Medium

art and design

Art and Performance

Camera Work: Making a Medium

May 22, 2018

All Day

University Commons
Rosedale Gallery 450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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Contact Visual & Performing Arts

Art & Design

Benton Spruance Art Center
215-572-2133

Directory

Music

Murphy Hall, Room 116
215-572-2915

Directory

Theater Arts & Acting

Kistler Hall, Room 13
215-517-2592​

Directory

Art Gallery

Arcadia University Art Gallery
Spruance Fine Arts Center
215-572-2131
gallery@arcadia.edu

 

Arcadia Theater

Arcadia University Theater
Spruance Fine Arts Center, MainStage Theater
215-572-2112
arcadiatheater@arcadia.edu