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Meany Center Visiting Artist Ticket Update

Choose Your Own Series & Single Tickets: On Sale November 2


Live performances for Meany Center scheduled to begin in January 2021.Read more about it here.

Fall Quarter Events

All upcoming events will be held/hosted online through the end of the autumn quarter. Please visit museum and gallery websites for updates and visitor guidelines.

Highlighted Courses

Whether you are curious about studying the arts, need to fulfill Areas of Knowledge General Education requirements, or looking to further your education, these carefully selected courses are sure to transform and inspire you. Most of the courses listed below are open to all students and do not require prerequisites or previous experience.

Autumn Courses

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Art H 373 A: Southern Baroque Art

17th-century painters, sculptors — including Caravaggio, Bernini, A. Gentileschi, Velázquez — broke with Renaissance practices. Their innovations became the foundation of modern art history.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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CLOSED: Art H 270 A: Art/indentity/Politics: Issues of Representation in Contemporary Art

This class explores the representation of women and race in Western culture, GLBTQ arts, African American art and artists, contemporary American Indian arts, and The Culture Wars.

Meets I&S, VLPA Requirements
Credits: 5

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CLOSED: DXARTS 200: Digital Art and New Media: History, Theory, and Practice

Topics: Video Art, Interactive Installations, Virtual and Augmented Environments, Internet and Post-Internet Art, Media Performance, Physical and Wearable Computing, Sound Art, and Bio Art.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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Dance 295/ Drama 285/ DXARTS 295 : Creativity as Research: Experimentation and Play

Learn how creative research in the arts overlaps with research in other fields. Through the lens of digital art, dance, science, and theater this course will explore research.

Credits: 5

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DESIGN 150: What is Design?

Learn the concepts, practices, and research that comprise the practice of design. Design creates positive change, is exploratory, and experimental. Designers can change the world we live in.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 3

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DRAMA 202: Creative Leadership

Examines the fear and obstacles that keep you from becoming your fullest, most human, most successful self, whatever your chosen field. Develop courage, connecting, and communicating.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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Drama 221 A: Visual Narrative in Performance

From EDM shows to campus tours, this class explores visual narrative and its tools, both universal--time, space, “story—and practical--sets, lighting, costumes.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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DRAMA 416: History of Style

Surveys the role of clothing, architecture, furniture and functional design in the formation of cultural identity in Western Civilization from Ancient Egypt through today.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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MUSIC 119 : Introduction to Music Theory and Musicianship

Learn about the nuts and bolts of music from the ground up in this comprehensive music theory intro course.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 3

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MUSIC 120: Survey of Music

You don’t have to be a musician to become a better listener—of all types of music—in this course examining the evolution of Western art music throughout history.

Meets VLPA Requirement
Credits: 5

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