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The School of the Arts is a vibrant community of practicing artists who are also dedicated teacher-scholars. Collectively, our faculty and administrators strive to give students in this school the best possible arts education within a liberal arts curriculum while also meeting the diverse educational and cultural needs of the campus and community. You can read more about our outlook by viewing the school's mission statement. Learn about the academic and cultural opportunities at the School of the Arts.

Message from Dean Valerie B. Morris

Valerie B. Morris

In nearly 25 years, we have grown from a fine arts department to a full school, which now consists of seven academic departments and programs.

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School of the Arts News

Simons Medal to Be Awarded to Richard H. Jenrette and Thomas Gordon Smith
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:59 am
The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to Richard Hampton Jenrette for outstanding work in historic preservation, and to architect Thomas Gordon Smith for outstanding work in design and education. Smith will speak about his own design work […]
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Beth Levin to Perform All-Beethoven Piano Concert
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:06 pm
CofC Concerts at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present an “All-Beethoven Concert” performed by Beth Levin for the International Piano Series. Levin made her debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra as a child prodigy, at age 12. She was subsequently taught and guided by legendary pianists such as Rudolf Serkin, Leonard Shure, […]
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