The School of Arts is a world-leading centre for study and research into visual and sound arts, material and intangible cultures, media industries and digital cultures of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and their global diasporas. As a winner of the Elizabeth ‘Neill Verner Award – South Carolina’s highest award in the arts, the School of the Arts has been recognized for its tremendous academic programming, dedicated artist-scholars and extensive community outreach. The School of the Arts is a vibrant community of practicing artists who are also dedicated teacher-scholars. DVSA provides high quality, accessible and affordable visual arts education that encourages excellence and personal fulfillment for children and adults.
The School of the Arts is a place to engage your imagination, sharpen your analysis and enhance your understanding of the world around you. The Royal Academy of Arts is an independent charity and does not receive revenue funding from government. School of Art graduate students display their work at the end of each semester during Grad Walk. The School invites you to host your event at the beautiful Mexican Heritage Plaza.
It offers disciplinary-specific degrees in contemporary and historical arts as well as innovative cross-disciplinary programmes combining art, archaeology, music and media. School of Art graduates work as artists, animators, museum administrators, photographers, teachers, gallery managers, and commercial designers. These include: Arts Undergraduate Research Awards, Community Service Learning courses, Arts Co-op, Arts Internship, International learning, student mobility and destination study.
At the graduate level, the School of Art offers a Master of Arts in Visual Arts Education, a Master of Art History, and a Master of Fine Arts degrees. Join a multidisciplinary panel of Dietrich School experts on Thursday, November 17 at 3 p.m. in 3703 Posvar Hall to explore religious persecution within the broader historical context of Civil Rights in America. With more than 30 full time academic staff, the School of Arts is a unique concentration of experts on the arts and cultures of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Clubs, community service, and unique school events tailored to meet the interests of young artists, provide additional opportunities for expression and involvement. The Glassell Gallery is located at the Shaw Center for the Arts in downtown Baton Rouge. This program is supported in part by the Greater Augusta Arts Council through appropriations from the City of Augusta, by the Georgia Council for the Arts, by a number of generous foundations, and by your contributions.