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.
A proven technology leader with a career-long history of high standards of performance, team-building, leadership, and delivering results, Chen will assume his new position on Nov. 23.
Renowned artist and long-time faculty member Charles Gaines has provided an initial donation to establish a fellowship that will provide critical scholarship support for Black students in CalArts' MFA Art program.
Leading contemporary artists and curators deliver lectures in this year’s continuation of an historic series from the School of Art, CalArts.
The $5 million gift will provide transformational support for Black and underrepresented faculty in the School of Art.
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