The School of Arts and Communication at Pacific Lutheran University houses the departments of Art & Design, Communication, Music, and Theatre & Dance. Presenting over 250 events each season, we combine the best practices of liberal arts education with the benefits of applied and professional study.
The School of Arts and Communication is a community of artists and scholars – students, faculty, and staff – dedicated to the fulfillment of the human spirit through creative expression and careful scholarship. The School offers professional education to artists and communicators within the framework of a liberal arts education and encourages all of its members to pursue their artistic and scholarly work in an environment that challenges complacency, nurtures personal growth, and maintains a strong culture of collegial integrity.
The School is dedicated to building and enhancing our community through the study, practice and understanding of artistic expression. Our focus, through creative expression and outreach, is to play a significant and meaningful role regionally, nationally, and globally in developing processes for sustainable cultural enhancement.