Visual & Performing Arts Programs of Study

The Stonehill College Visual & Performing Arts Department comprises three majors with concentrations that allow students to focus their art studies in the areas that most appeal to them. Here, you will find links and introductory information on each of the majors.


The Science and Soul of Art

From making pain with kitchen ingredients to creating an authentic fresco on-site at a villa in Italy, Stonehill immerses students in a multifaceted exploration of art.


The Arts Take Center Stage

More musicals and professional development are at the heart of a reimagined Visual & Performing Arts program that enhances both intellectual flexibility and the experiences students need to thrive in their pursuits.


Stonehill students give gift of music, memory to Alzheimer’s patients

When Emily Damore ’19 of Abington, Massachusetts decided to volunteer at the Life Care Centers of America’s (LCCA) Soundtrack of Life program, she knew it would be a good experience for her resume. What she didn’t realize is that it would change her appreciation for music and her outlook on life…


Visionary Vistas

Each fall, students curate an exhibition of the professional artists’ work in the Carole Calo Gallery on campus. The eagerness, attentiveness and professionalism of the eight student-curators of Visionary Vistas are evident in this compelling exhibit


Meet Stonehill's Blue Man

Well before he became the artistic director of the Stonehill Theatre Company, Professor Matt Greene performed with the famed Blue Man Group.


These majors also prepare students for a life in which those who have the depth of experience and training are able to navigate between traditional roles and solve problems, all while passionately pursuing their dreams.

Arts & Visual Culture

Students in the Arts & Visual Culture program at Stonehill begin their study with a core curriculum that prepares them for further exploration of the managerial, artistic or theoretical applications of the visual arts. Students concentrate in one of three areas: Arts Administration, Studio Arts or Visual Studies.

Graphic Design

The Graphic Design program at Stonehill incorporates theory with practical application, providing students with the foundation needed to become successful and thoughtful practitioners.

Performing Arts

Students in the Performing Arts program at Stonehill share an integrated core curriculum of theory across the disciplines of theater, dance and music. Students will choose from four concentrations: Music, Theatre, Dance or a Cross-Disciplinary option.