CalArts offers a variety of unique programs at the undergraduate and graduate level within its six world-renowned Schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts, providing a strong general education and opportunities to deepen every student's artistic practice.
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Offering innovative continuing education arts courses designed to meet the needs of both emerging artists and lifelong learners.
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President Ravi S. Rajan. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
CalArts Main Building. Photo: Scott Groller
CalArts Main Entrance. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
CalArts Main Building. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
Wild Beast Music Pavilion. Photo: Scott Groller
Wild Beast Music Pavilion. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
World Music Festival in the Wild Beast Music Pavilion. Photo: Karley Sullivan
Digital Arts Expo. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
President's Picnic in the S. Mark Taper Courtyard. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
Art MFA Interview Day. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
Next Dance Concert in the Sharon Disney Lund Dance Theater. Photo: Rafael Hernandez
Theater Production of "Jackie" in the Walt Disney Modular Theater. Photo: Nicolas Savignano
School of Film/Video: 'Liza & Liza' film shoot (off campus). | Photo: Rafael Hernandez
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