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School of the Arts

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

Rescheduled Events from Oct. 5-16
Posted on 12 October 2016 | 11:09 am
As we return to normal campus operations following Hurricane Matthew, please be patient with the rescheduling of some events from October 5-16. Updates will be made as information is confirmed. Please check back. “Hamilton’s America” Preview Event | rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 12, more info HICA film “Almost There” will still take place on original date, Thursday, […]
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CofC Piano Series Continues with Angela Cheng, Oct. 25
Posted on 29 September 2016 | 8:10 pm
Gold Medal winner of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition, Canadian pianist Angela Cheng will perform the second concert in the 2016-2017 season of the College of Charleston International Piano Series. Praised for her brilliant technique, tonal beauty, and superb musicianship, Cheng has performed extensively throughout North America, Asia and Europe as a soloist […]
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