Fine Arts

Fine arts students don’t simply read and participate in classroom discussions. They create, perform and produce.

Students who study the fine arts at Widener are immersed in courses focusing on art history, and music history, but they also can choose an area of specialization such as studio art, dance, music, or arts management.

Why study fine arts at Widener?

  • Music students can perform in instrumental ensembles, a chamber music program, and two choral music groups.
  • Dance students collaborate on original compositions in our dance program.
  • You’ll have numerous classes from which to choose, all taught by a talented and accomplished faculty.
  • If you want to go into the business side of arts, the arts management concentration allows you take classes in the arts but also in the School of Business Administration, enhancing your arts education with a dose of business savvy.
  • You can study firsthand the Alfred O. Deshong Collection of 19th and 20th century American paintings, 19th century European paintings and 18th century and 19th century Asian art all on campus in Widener’s Art Gallery and Collection.
  • You’ll have numerous classes from which to choose, all taught by a talented and accomplished faculty.
  • You can use electives to double-major or minor in other fields such as creative writing, modern languages, and pre-physical therapy.

Turn your passion for the arts into a lifelong commitment with a major in fine arts at Widener.