The Arts at Harper

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Make music.

Explore, earn a degree, take lessons and perform.

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Pursue your art.

Learn from working artists in the studio, classroom and gallery.

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Take the stage.

Study, earn a degree or join our award-winning Speech and Debate team.

Enjoy art exhibits, concerts and theatre. 

Take in a swinging jazz concert, meet an acclaimed author or national artist, view our 300-piece art collection or enjoy classic and contemporary dramas and musicals. Each fall and spring, Harper's cultural and performing arts programs bring you an array of arts events featuring visiting artists and renowned performers, including talented students. Browse our 2019-2020 Season page or Events Calendar to learn more. 

Earn a degree, study and take lessons or classes.

Whether you want to perform, perfect your art or earn a degree, you'll find boundless opportunities to explore the arts at Harper. With our Associate in Arts and Fine Arts degrees, transfer programs, certificates, credit classes and private study offerings, you can study artfashiongraphic artsliteraturemusictheatre and more. You'll learn firsthand from working artists and professionals in state-of-the-art facilities and studios. 

Submit your artwork for a gallery exhibit, see your fashion designs on the runway, or get published in our literary magazine. Join a music ensemble, audition for a theater production, or find your voice with our award-winning Speech and Debate Team or radio station, WHCM 88.3 FM.

For non-credit music and art classes, explore our Community Music and Arts Center and other Continuing Education personal interests programs.