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Art concentrations are offered in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, and art education

Music studies include performance, theory/composition, musical theatre, piano pedagogy, and music education

A variety of performance opportunities enhance studio-based studies in theatre and dance


VAPA programs are designed to develop your expertise, challenge your creativity, and fuel your passion for the arts!

Art concentrations are offered in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, and art education.

Music studies include performance, theory and composition, piano pedagogy, and music education.

Theater and dance offer a variety of performance opportunities to enhance studio-based studies.

To find out more about our wide array of programs, come visit us in Biedenharn Hall (ULM campus map) or contact VAPA at 318-342-3811.

Dr. BratcherDr. Nicholas Bratcher
School of Visual and Performing Arts





Recent VAPA News

ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts hosts annual holiday art sale

The ULM Holiday Art Sale has been a wonderful addition to the Fall Semester for over 20 years. Every year the Honorary Art Society, Kappa Pi, hosts and facilitates a maker-themed art sale. This year's sale will run from Wednesday, November 29 through Tuesday, December 5 in Bry Hall on the ULM campus. The sale is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ULM presents Kaleidoscope: A Global Holiday Celebration on Nov. 28

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts is excited to announce "Kaleidoscope: A Global Holiday Celebration." The program is an immersive experience incorporating vocal and instrumental music, dance, and visual art. Kaleidoscope will take place in Brown Theatre, 4001 Desiard St. in Monroe on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $20 per person. ULM students are admitted free. Tickets for the Patron Pre-Party at 6:00 p.m. in Bry Art Gallery are available for $75 and include admission to the program. Tickets are available at ulm.edu/kaleidoscope.

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