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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

As a winner of the Elizabeth O'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.

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School of the Arts News

Multiple Tony Award-Winning Musical “The Secret Garden” Takes Stage
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 6:22 pm
Co-presented by the College of Charleston’s department of theatre and dance and department of music, “The Secret Garden” is a compelling musical for the whole family. This enchanting classic of children’s literature, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911, is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman.  Winner […]
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International Piano Series Presents Robert McDonald
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 5:04 pm
Award-winning pianist Robert McDonald will present the third concert in the 2015-16 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. On Tuesday, February 16, McDonald will perform a variety of works spanning from baroque to impressionist piano repertoire. Selections will include Prelude and Fugue in B Major, BWV […]
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