Putting Your Passion into Practice

Join a passionate community that fuels your talents and sparks your personal growth. TCU’s College of Fine Arts is a hub of scholarship and creativity in North Texas for musicians, designers, artists and more. From here, you’ll access a dazzling array of art museums, performing companies, symphonies and theatres, as well as industry leaders in design and fashion merchandising.

What will you study?

The 33 areas of undergraduate study and 24 areas of graduate study lay a foundation of excellence through academic and artistic rigor.

Career Preparation

We empower individuals to pursue their passions, elevating the arts through their intelligence, talent and values. Horned Frogs are prepared to be global leaders.

Soirée Fantastique

The Fine Arts Gala is the college's most invaluable fundraising event. Attendees help support the exceptional learning opportunities for College of Fine Arts students. Join us for a magical evening, including student performances, dinner and a silent auction.


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Luther Smith Dogwood, Natchez, Mississippi, March 31, 1999, 1999 Ultrachrome inkjet print 21 x 26 inches

My Time at TCU: Photographs by Luther Smith

August 23 - September 20

My Time at TCU: Photographs, a mini-retrospective of work by Luther Smith, a highly acclaimed Fort Worth artist and former TCU professor of photography.  The exhibition runs from August 23 through September 21. My Time at TCU: Photographs opens at Moudy Gallery on Thursday, August 23rd, from 5-7 pm.

Alicia Paz, Boxer, 2013, Mixed media on wood with metal base, 180 x 110 x 40 cm


August 24 - September 29

Flâneuse is an exhibition featuring photography, drawing, and installations that both embrace and challenge the experience of a woman on a city street or landscape. Flâneuse opens at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts on Thursday, August 30th, from 6-8pm. The exhibition runs from August 24 to September 29, 2018.

Faculty Recital Series: Joe Eckert, saxophone

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join the TCU School of Music for the faculty recital of Joe Eckert, saxophone, on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7pm in PepsiCo Recital Hall.

Student Recital Series: Oleg Larshin, violin.

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital Series: Oleg Larshin, violin.

Faculty Recital Series: Christine Lamprea, cello

September 7 @ 7:00 pm

Please join the School of Music for the faculty recital of Christine Lamprea, cello, and Jordan Dodson, guitar, on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 7pm in PepsiCo Recital Hall.

Ensemble Concert Series: Janet Pummill Celebration Concert.

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ensemble Concert Series: Janet Pummill Celebration Concert, Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7pm in Ed Landreth Auditorium.

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Fine Arts News

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Student Work

Students experience holistic guidance and growth from renowned faculty and uncommon opportunities. During her time at TCU as a musical theatre major, Devin Berg saw the one-act play she wrote realized on the Hays Theatre stage. With the help of theatre professor, T.J. Walsh, “Mister Major and the Minor Wife,” came to life.

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