The Arts

Comprised of the School of Art, the College of Musical Arts, the Department of Theatre & Film, and the Creative Writing program, The Arts at BGSU function as an interdisciplinary unit, fostering a culture of creativity on our campus and in our community.

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News Across the Arts



Hearing classical musicians Anthony and Demarre McGill in performance, it is hard to conceive that they were born and raised on Chicago’s tough South Side. The brothers have both achieved stellar levels of success in the world of classical music, Anthony on clarinet and Demarre on flute. learn more



Established in 1980, the Festival Series at the College of Musical Arts has become one of the oldest running performance series at BGSU and has featured some of the top artists in dance, classical music, new music and jazz.  learn more

Holden Recieves High Honors for Supporting Veterans

Holden Recieves High Honors for Supporting Veterans

Dr. Brett Holden received high honors for his support of military active-duty and veteran students in the BGSU community. Dr. Holden is a professor of Film in the Department of Theatre and Film as well as the manager for the Gish Film Theater. To read more about his efforts to serve community military members
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"Photographic Theory" Released

Associate professor Dr. Andrew E. Hershberger has recently compiled and edited a new book about photography, “Photographic Theory: An Historical Anthology,” published by Wiley-Blackwell. To find out more about this new anthology
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Fine Arts Galleries

From contemporary exhibitions, to faculty and student shows, the Fine Arts Center Galleries at BGSU offer the community numerous opportunities to view work by some of the most talented and successful artists in the region.

Gallery Hours during school year exhibitions:
Tues - Sat: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thurs: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sun: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m

Performance Venues

Beyond our beautiful galleries, the Arts at BGSU has a variety of performance spaces both large and small, such as the 850-seat Kobacker Hall, the 250-seat Bryan Hall, and the renowned Wolfe Center for the Arts.

The Wolfe Center

Kobacker Hall

Bryan Hall