Bold expression, meaningful insight, creative risks
The Arts at Lafayette are academically diverse and distinct, built on a foundation of five departments and programs, professional performance series, curated galleries, creative and performing arts scholars program (CaPA), and student art society.
Art. It's a vital, fascinating record of both individual and collective creativity, one that can reflect and transcend time and culture. The Department of Art provides students with historical and critical understanding of art coupled with the experience of interdisciplinary artistic practice. Our students examine art globally and across time, andVisit the Art Department website
Get involved in Lafayette's lively literary culture! Accomplished published writers in the English department offer courses in creative writing, screenwriting, advanced creative writing in fiction and in poetry, playwriting, environmental writing, creative nonfiction, humor writing, spiritual writing, and new media.Learn more about writing at Lafayette
Film and Media Studies
FAMS explores the moving image and digital media in art, culture, and society, combining rigorous theoretical study with hands-on practice.
It nurtures relationships with established film and media artists, integrating career and advanced study opportunities for students within local, regional, national, and international centers of film and media.
Our performance and academic experiences enhance the liberal arts mission of the College, enrich the cultural environment of the College community, and promote musical understanding through performance, historical and analytical study, and exposure to the diversity of musical expression.Visit the Music Department website
Students involved in theater at Lafayette cross boundaries that teach them about the stage but even more about themselves. Dedicated theater faculty and adventurous students are at the center of collaboration across disciplines that guarantees the very best liberal arts education anywhere—on stage or off.Visit the Theater Department website