Our highly accomplished faculty and professional staff prepare students for success in a complex global society through transformational artistry and scholarly engagement. Our state-of-the-art studios, theaters, galleries, and instructional spaces provide students with world-class venues in which to learn, grow, and discover. Our students excel as artists by conducting research alongside faculty, studying abroad, engaging in community-based practices, and benefitting from rich partnerships with professional arts organizations. For these reasons and more, our graduates flourish as artists, scholars, entrepreneurs and engaged citizens.
With over 100 exhibitions, performances, and public lectures each year, KSU Arts are essential to the cultural fabric of our campus and to our Atlanta community. From exciting undergraduate performances and exhibitions to professional faculty and guest artist presentations, we provide exceptional, hands-on experiences for our student community and beyond. Please join us and experience the transformative power of the arts in our elegant public venues: the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center, Dance Theater, Onyx Theater, Stillwell Theater, and the Zuckerman Museum of Art.
Our diverse artistic community celebrates the inclusion of all people and thoughts as we expand the boundaries of knowledge, possibility, and imagination. Become a part of KSU’s College of the Arts and be transformed!
Interim Dean, College of the Arts
Key College of the Arts Values
We are about visionary ideas, craftsmanship and technique, critical thinking and research, point of view/self-authorship. Our students experience inspiring faculty and staff, acclaimed guest artists, professional performances and exhibitions, experiential and applied learning, and transformative growth. We are connected by our partnerships, collaborations, outreach, festivals, and presenting season. We value diversity & inclusion, innovation, mentoring, rigor and excellence, engagement and community.
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The facilities of the ever-expanding ArtsKSU district are devoted exclusively to the teaching and presenting of music, theatre and performance studies, dance performance and visual arts.View our facilities