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Arts at DePauw

Leading the way in diverse artistic expression and experiences.


Forge your path to a professional life in the arts. Students learn through hands-on experience and earn distinctive access to design, production and directing opportunities in five annual mainstage productions. Advance your craft in musicals, a festival of original plays, comedy troupes, insomniac theater and student productions.

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Peeler Art Center

Immerse yourself in the arts through a progressive array of gallery exhibitions, workshops, and public programming. The Richard E. Peeler Art Center features three contemporary galleries, a state-of-the-art auditorium for lectures and films, and studio spaces for ceramics, sculpture, painting, digital art and photography.

Synthesize theory and practice with a minor in museum studies.

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Performing Arts Series

Soak in the creative performances of the world’s first-class musicians, dancers and artists. Always free and open to the public, you can experience the artistry of the likes of Alsarah & the Nubatones, Actors From the London Stage performing Shakespeare, and blues and soul singer Tad Robinson and his band.

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Film Studies Film Series

Screen thought-provoking, critically acclaimed films, and discuss their implications with engaged audiences. Take your interests further as a film studies minor, studying the theory, contexts and dimensions of film and creating your own productions.

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