• <a href="/live/image/gid/677/width/650/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.jpg" class="lw_preview_image"> <picture class="lw_image lw_image102417"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg" alt="Three students on stage. They are wearing red shirts and looking at a piece of paper." width="550" height="550" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/102417_Theatre_FunHome_Spring23_1076-cropexploremore.rev.1706812043.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1984" data-max-h="1984" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> <figcaption class="homepage-intro_image_caption">Our arts departments offer some of the most robust opportunities available at a small liberal arts college anywhere. [Image: 2023 Senior Thesis Festival, credit: Rocco Weyer Johnson]</figcaption>

Your Audience Awaits

Lewis & Clark is a great place to get creative. Whether you’re a maker, an audience member, a behind-the-scenes collaborator, or some of each, opportunities abound for you in the fine arts. Our conservatory-caliber faculty will train you to live your dream as a working artist, or nurture your desire to grow as an artist while pursuing other life paths. With over 70 percent of our students involved in the arts during their time at L&C, we promise: there’s a place for your ideas and your voice here.

Get to Know Us

  • Devin Owen BA ’14

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  • Professors Kathy FitzGibbon and Rebecca Lingafelter

    share why studying the Arts@LC is an engaging, collaborative experience for any major.
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  • Professor Kathy FitzGibbon

    gives us an idea of what to expect at one of the annual (Anti)Valentine’s concerts.
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