Practice arts where arts are practiced.
Discovery lies at the heart of our enterprise. Our faculty collaborate across disciplinary boundaries, catalyze creativity in the classroom, cultivate artistic excellence in the studio, illuminate in their writings how art makes meaning, and contribute to the cultural vitality of our world. Arts faculty, with the active participation of our graduate and undergraduate students, continuously expand the frontiers of knowledge through their creative productions and scholarly research. Nationally and internationally acclaimed, our award-winning faculty also collaborate with local and regional artists and cultural organizations, helping to make Seattle a place where the arts are widely practiced. With over a hundred distinguished artists and scholars, the Arts’ faculty possesses a remarkable range of expertise, connections, and experiences, collectively offering students exceptional access to the breadth, depth, and dynamism of the arts.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grants $1 million to support collaborative conservation across three UW organizations
The University of Washington has received a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to promote shared conservation services.UW News
Steve Martin’s banjo and other music played from coronavirus isolation show how the arts connect us
Ellen Dissanayake, an affiliate professor of music education, explains how music can help foster human interaction during coronavirus-related…The Conversation
A conversation with Ted Poor, UW faculty, jazz drummer, with new album out, ‘You Already Know’
Ted Poor, assistant professor of drums in the School of Music, discusses his new album "You Already Know."UW News