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Arts and Culture

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In the arts, Utah State University excels.

The Caine College of the Arts provides a collaborative culture in which a unified "community of the arts" can thrive. This collaboration supports opportunities in discovery, teaching, and learning, and connections across artistic disciplines. The Caine College of the Arts brings together students and faculty for artistic study and a liberal arts education at a research university.

Arts & Culture Calendar

24
Aug
2016
Lighting The Fire: Ceramics Education in the American West

August 16, 2016 to December 10, 2016. Opening Reception with Gallery Talk by Guest Curator Matthew ...

24
Aug
2016
Transcendence: Abstraction and Symbolism in the American West

Showcasing NEHMA's important collection of art from the American West after World War I through the...

25
Aug
2016
Endangered Landscapes: America's National Lands

Endangered Landscapes: America's National Lands presents over 50 of Rick Braveheart's full color, b...

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Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum od Art

The university’s Museum of Art houses one of the largest permanent art collections in the Intermountain West that includes a large collection of Native American artwork.
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Fry Street Quartet

The Fry Street Quartet

USU is the only higher education institution in the state with a professional string quartet in residence, the Fry Street Quartet. The quartet performs at USU’s Caine Performance Hall, a world-class structure where the technical marvels of its cutting-edge acoustics are unmatched.

Lyric Repertory Theatre

Utah Festival Opera Company Performance

Each year, Logan offers summer performances by the Utah Festival Opera Company, the university’s own Lyric Repertory Company, rotating art exhibits, a daily summer music series, quarterly community-wide gallery walks, and various festivals throughout the year.

Did You Know?

USU arts alumni are finding success. Mark Walton worked as a story artist for Disney on films including Tarzan, The Emperor's New Groove, and Meet the Robinsons. He was also the voice of Rhino in the movie Bolt. Other alumni from USU's arts programs have gone on to sing with the Metropolitan Opera, star in the nationally touring production of Hairspray, and work as an illustrator for magazines, including Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, and the New Yorker.