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.
Explore is your first stop if you are considering applying to CalArts. Here you can find information about your program(s) of interest, events the Institute is hosting or attending, a virtual campus map, and much more. Your journey to CalArts starts here.
CalArts is located in Santa Clarita, Calif., 30 miles north of Los Angeles. Explore the local area and community.
Offering innovative continuing education arts courses designed to meet the needs of both emerging artists and lifelong learners.
Five $75,000 prizes given annually for the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts in the categories of Dance, Film/Video, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts.
Out of an abundance of caution, CalArts is suspending all in-person classes, activities, and performances between 3/11 and 3/22. Remote instruction: 3/23 to 4/13
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