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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.

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

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


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Finding Fanon exhibition

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy: Finding Fanon

August 25 - October 7

Finding Fanon is a film series inspired by the lost plays of Frantz Fanon (1925-1961), a politically radical humanist whose practice dealt with the psychopathology of colonization and the social and cultural consequences of decolonization. The artists negotiate Fanon’s ideas, and examine how society, race and racism affect our relationships with each other in an age of new technology, pop culture and globalization. There will be a live performance by the artists on September 21. Gallery hours are 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday…

School of Art Biennial Faculty Exhibition

September 25 - October 27

Come experience the excellence of the arts through our renowned faculty artists.

Faculty Recital Series: Elisabeth Adkins, violin and Edward Newman, piano

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the TCU School of Music for its faculty recital series. Elisabeth Adkins will be performing on the violin and Edward Newman on the piano.

Painted Ladies in San Francisco

Tom Kellogg in B Flat

September 26 - September 30

The play is a romantic comedy about a young novelist, Tom Kellogg, living in San Francisco in the 1980s and his chasing love and all the complications that come with trying to find your one true love. Sept. 26-29, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students, seniors and TCU faculty and staff Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 18. Buy Tickets

Student Recital Series: Jacob Collins, saxophone

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join TCU School of Music for its student recital series. Jacob Collins, student of Joe Eckert, will be performing on the saxophone.

Festival of American Song

October 1 - October 3

This year, the festival will feature Grammy-award winning singer, Dawn Upshaw and pianist, Gil Kalish. Upshaw has performed a wide range of repertoire and has performed at The White House as well as made more than 300 appearances at the Metropolitan Opera. Masterclass with Dawn Upshaw and Gil Kalish Sunday, October 1 7:00- 8:30 p.m. PepsiCo Recital Hall Recital with Dawn Upshaw and Gil Kalish Monday, October 2 7:00- 8:30 p.m. Ed Landreth Auditorium Tickets $10, free with TCU ID…

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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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