Study the Arts at BSU

art @ BSU

Study the Arts at BSU

Grounded Experience. Global Understanding.  


  • Wallace Anderson Gallery
  • 3 graphic design studios
  • Metals studio
  • Ceramics studio
  • Painting studio
  • Printmaking studio
  • Drawing studio
  • 2-D design studio
  • Sculpture studio
  • Analog and digital photography lab with
    lighting studio
  • Dance studio
  • Music studio
  • Music practice rooms
  • Horace Mann Auditorium
  • Rondileau Student Union Auditorium with
    Theater Stage and Box Office

Explore art forms across a diversity of perspectives and disciplines at Bridgewater State University, where you will delve into the history, analysis and creation of evocative artwork. Make the impossible possible – using sets, costumes, lights, music, sound, and your own voice and body to create new worlds. Studying the arts at BSU combines practical instruction with rigorous study of history, theory, practice and criticism to provide you with a holistic liberal arts education that helps you succeed.

You will gain an immersive education through direct experiences with dedicated faculty and thought-provoking visiting artists, performers and scholars.

Faculty at BSU are professional artists, accomplished performers, and backstage workers representing a range of international backgrounds and disciplines. They produce distinguished research, publications, exhibits, performances and artwork. Impassioned and driven, they closely advise and mentor students to help them develop their creative interests and cultivate their skills.

Faculty members work with students to find opportunities in a wide range of artistic pursuits and careers. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge in BSU’s well-equipped studios and facilities, as well as through fulfilling internships, exciting research opportunities, international study tours, mainstage productions and live performances.

BSU graduates go on to contribute to the cultural richness and artistic vitality of Southeastern Massachusetts and beyond, entering successful careers in a variety of fields.