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Creative Campus

A Culture of Creativity

SUNY Potsdam’s culture of creativity crosses boundaries and transcends disciplines. As an arts campus, we have programs in all of the artistic disciplines to choose from—and even non-majors can get involved. The integration of the arts, both into campus life and into the curriculum, means that students, faculty and community members all get unique opportunities to engage with people and viewpoints representing all different backgrounds. At SUNY Potsdam, artists and audiences alike learn to see the world through new perspectives—and sometimes, they come away transformed.

Experience the No. 1 Arts Environment in SUNY

Where will your creative compass point today? SUNY Potsdam hosts more than 400 performances, exhibitions, workshops and talks each year. So it’s easy to follow your interests wherever they may lead…

Music

Theatre & Dance

  • Check out productions and programs through the Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Grab tickets for a visiting Pendragon Theatre show
  • Audition for the One-Act Play Festival
  • Grab a front-row seat for the Student Choreographers’ Concert
  • Don’t miss performances by Team NV or the Dance Ensemble
  • Take a workshop on stage makeup or prop design during the LoKo Arts Festival

Fine Arts

  • Take a photography or graphic design class through the Department of Art
  • Check out the latest exhibition at The Art Museum at SUNY Potsdam
  • Submit a piece for the juried Art Attack student art show
  • Visit the Festival of Lights to see illuminated sculptures fill the Quad each spring
  • Try out a screenprinting or papermaking workshop during the Loko Arts Festival

Creative Writing