Costumed cast with arms raised in the grand finale of a musical number

Arts at Northwestern

Northwestern's community is rich in the arts. With one of the best collegiate stages in Minnesota and talented professors who actively practice in their fields, students and visitors are sure to appreciate artistic expression in all of its forms on campus.
  • Department of Music & Theatre


    Do you have a passion for music or theatre? Explore our extensive degree options. Are you looking for private music lessons? Get information on our Academy of Music.

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  • Student painting

    Department of Art & Design


    The Department of Art & Design inspires students to create visual arts within a Christian context, with the goal of preparing students for professions in their field. Strong emphasis is placed upon...

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  • Group photo of musicians, theatre, and choir students.

    College of Arts & Humanities


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  • Students in an art & design facility

    Art & Design Facilities


    Explore a broad range of creative media with facilities for drawing, painting, graphic design, and sculpting.

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Beautiful Spaces

From a newly designed concert hall built with state-of-the-art technology - to professional grade studio space, enthusiasts of the arts are bound to enjoy creativity on display at Northwestern.
  • An indoor view of the Beverly & John Lord Knight Hall lobby

    Beverly & John Lord Knight Performance Hall


    Northwestern recently unveiled the newly renovated lobby and performance hall in the Totino Fine Arts Center. The space previously known as Maranatha Hall, has been renamed to the Beverly & John Lord...

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  • Students in the Denler Art Gallery

    Denler Art Gallery


    The Denler Art Gallery exhibits the work of local and nationally-known artists, as well as hosting student exhibits.

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  • Seating and lighting in the Patsy Miller Studio Theatre

    Patsy Miller Studio Theatre


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  • View from the back of Nazareth Chapel

    Nazareth Chapel


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