Palm Beach State College offers art, graphic design, interior design, motion picture and television, music and theatre academic programs as well as the professional galleries and theatre programming. These academic or leisure pursuits are concerned with man, creativity and culture. The efforts of the academic programs, galleries and theatres seek to explore and understand what it means to be a creative and expressive human. We are dedicated to a collaborative effort between faculty and students to enhance the quality of an arts education.
We are dedicated to the success of your educational endeavors. Whether your educational pursuits are for entry level employment or for transfer to a university, the courses will challenge you to think, expand your skills and knowledge, develop creativity and enrich your life.
In support of Palm Beach State College’s mission, the mission of the Humanities Division is to provide a broad fine and performing arts education emphasizing the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for employment and/or personal growth through comprehensive curriculums which nurtures an appreciation of creative arts through exhibitions, concerts, performances, exposure to a variety of styles and mentoring under the direction of a recognized, knowledgeable, and experienced faculty and staff.
The philosophy of the Palm Beach State College Visual and Performing Arts Programs is to inspire our students to actively pursue Design and Performance Excellence, while creating a climate of learning and discovery, and preparing them for success in a professional environment. Also, our programs strive to provide a clearer understanding of the human condition and our struggle to find meaningful and positive connection in an increasingly diverse and polarized global community.
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