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College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance / Special Programs & Facilities

Special Programs & Facilities

Specialized studies are a related set of courses intended to supplement a student’s program of studies.  The 15 – 18 hours coursework are intended to provide a greater degree of specialization in the chose area.  Specialized studies may be related to the student's chose major, but that is not required.

Public Art and Architectural Art

FSU’s Public Art and Architectural Art Specialized Studies Program is for undergraduate art majors.  The program begins Spring 2013. If you are an FSU Art major and you have or will complete your Foundations requirements by the end of Summer 2013, you are eligible to apply.
In order to apply, you must register for ARH 4933 Contemporary Art for Public Spaces.

This undergraduate survey course will address key conceptual issues as they relate to the function(s) of public art/architectural art. Discussions will include the history, theories and models of public art, contemporary social/cultural issues associated with creating art for the public sphere, relationship to architecture/environment, and analysis of existing public art projects. Applications will be made available Spring 2013 to students enrolled in ARH 4933 Contemporary Art for Public Spaces.

Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

The College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance Presents: Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series. Dean Sally McRorie announces a lecture series in the College of Visual Arts Theatre and Dance devoted to distinguished figures in the arts. The series is funded by a generous gift from the late Vincent and Mary Agnes Thursby. View the Schedule.Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are held in the Fine Arts Building (530 Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306), Room 249 at 7 pm.For more info, call (850) 644-6474, or join the FSU Visiting Artists Series on facebook

Facility for Arts Research

The Facility For Arts Research (FAR) is a new venture of the Florida State University College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance offering space and specialized equipment for experimental printmaking, spatial audio, electronics and digital fabrication to researchers, faculty and students as part of a rigorous interdisciplinary investigation into artmaking. The facility incorporates Small Craft Advisory Press (SCAP) and formLab,hosting a selective residency program for artists, designers and researchers within an innovative, hybrid digital/physical practice.  FAR engages and educates 21st century makers in the collaborative, cross-disciplinary experiences of contemporary arts research, supporting and promoting the integration of digital and traditional art and design methods to create unique objects that might be impossible to make in other ways.