The Art Department offers a vigorous curriculum that integrates art history and criticism with art practice and allows students’ creativity to flourish as they explore art globally and across time, experimenting with new media and established studio traditions.
Lafayette Creative Writing epitomizes lively literary culture. Accomplished, published writers offer engaging courses that promote growth and confidence in a wide range of creative writing styles. Opportunities also include a literary magazine, open mics, readings, writing competitions, a writing marathon, and meetings with visiting writers.
Film and Media Studies
Lafayette's Film and Media Studies program challenges students through rigorous theoretical study with hands-on practice as they explore the moving image and digital media in art, culture, and society. FAMS nurtures relationships with established film and media artists and presents abundant career and advanced study opportunities.
Lafayette Music inspires, challenges, and energizes students in a dynamic musical environment that enriches life on campus and promotes musical understanding through performance, historical and analytical study, and exposure to the diversity of musical expression.
Lafayette Theater fosters collaboration across disciplines and challenges students to push boundaries, be adventurous, and grow creatively both on and off stage. A busy production calendar each year offers ample opportunity for motivated students to thrive on the boards.