Why study art at SLU?

Located in St. Louis' Grand Arts district, SLU puts you at an advantage to build your portfolio. Finding internships or getting your first roles on stage, are just a block away from campus where professional artists are making their dreams come true.

  • You'll get plenty of experience, from set design to audition takes; our theatre program produces a season of shows every semester.
  • For those who seek a paint brush more than a microphone, you'll find incredible museums nearby from SLUMA, our award-winning, on-campus museum, to the Pulitzer Arts Foundation.
  • SLU grads are contributing their creativity to a variety of institutions including: Google, Fabulous Fox Theatre, The Muny, Peabody Opera House, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Spectrum Brands, The Huntington Library, Waterman Broadcasting, Wildey Theatre
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