Through teaching, research, and service, the UVA School of Architecture designs, preserves, and plans sustainable, beautiful, and vibrant communities.
The UVA undergraduate program in art history equips students to think critically; to write well; and to find, analyze, evaluate, and present facts and ideas.
The UVA Creative Writing Program offers one of the best MFA programs in the country, along with undergraduate English concentrations in poetry and literary prose and elective coursework.
The dance minor program of the Department of Drama gives students broad experience, focusing on the development of strong, technical, creative, and articulate artists.
The UVA Department of Drama prepares students to work in theatre by providing excellent training and interactions and fostering collaboration in coursework and productions.
The center of musical life at UVA, the Department of Music offers diverse opportunities in performance, composition, and academic study.
The studio art major at UVA offers a rigorous program committed to professional art training.
Forward Facing Programs
The members of the Cavalier Marching Band (CMB) are passionately dedicated to performing at their highest potential, leading through service, creating an inclusive and diverse community, fostering the spirit of the University of Virginia, and cultivating the CMB family.
The Charlottesville Symphony is one of Central Virginia’s leading musical ensembles, providing the highest quality symphonic music and enriching experiences for members and students of all ages.
The Fralin Museum at UVA features diverse, compelling exhibitions from around the world, along with community programs and events.
Kluge-Ruhe is dedicated to the exhibition and study of Australian Aboriginal art.
UVA Arts Box Office is the consolidated and centralized box office, supporting the arts departments and programs at the University of Virginia.
The Virginia Festival of the Book brings together writers and readers to promote and celebrate books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. Featuring the annual Festival in March plus the year-round Shelf Life virtual event series, our programming offers something for readers of all levels and interests.
For more than 25 years, the Virginia Film Festival has been celebrating the magic of the movies and bringing audiences together.
Each year, the Virginia Theatre Festival hosts leading directors, designers, technicians, and actors to form a company and produce a season of musicals and plays.