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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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.

All-State String Workshops 2018

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Register today for TCU All-State String Workshop for Cellos & Basses – Saturday, September 22 with Christine Lamprea, instructor in cello, and Yuan Lu, Professor of double bass, from 3-5pm. Check-in begins at 2:15pm in the lobby of Ed Landreth Hall. Pre-register using the online form. There is no charge to attend.

Student Recital Series: Danielle Myers, violin. Edward Newman, piano.

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital Series: Danielle Myers, violin. Edward Newman, piano.

Student Recital Series: Gabriel Robles, saxophone.

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Recital Series: Gabriel Robles, saxophone.

Faculty Recital Series: Shauna Thompson, flute

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join the TCU School of Music for the faculty recital of Shauna Thompson, flute, on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 7pm in PepsiCo Recital Hall.

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Fine Arts News

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TCU School of Music presents fifth annual Festival of American Song
This year’s festival is proud to celebrate American music with distinguished guest artist Jake Heggie — 2015 Opera News Magazine’s Most Succ...


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Musical Theatre BFA Ranked #6 in the Country
OnStage Blog is one of the most read theatre online publications in the world. This year, they ranked TCU’s Musical Theatre BFA program number 6...


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TCU Jazz Band
Jazz Studies at TCU recognized by DownBeat Magazine
Joe Eckert, professor of saxophone and director of Jazz Studies, is featured in the September issue of DownBeat magazine. He discusses the value of mu...


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Graphic Design Alumni Spotlight: Maggie Simmons
We are proud to share how our alumni are succeeding in the creative community. The Alumni Spotlight features Maggie Simmons, a 2015 alumna and former ...

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