Arts and Entertainment

We see the arts as a unique opportunity to reflect and enrich the human experience. To bridge cultures and to share a common language. And to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to dream big. We’re also not afraid to take risks in order to bring new art to the world. Students and faculty explore their craft here, honing it and pushing it to new levels of award-winning and thought-provoking expression that visitors from all over the state and nation come to experience. From literary to visual to performing, UNCG offers some of the best arts and entertainment available. Explore and be inspired.


Performing Arts

Dance, theatre, music and more - choose your passion and experience it live in UNCG's beautiful venues.

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UNCG student Peggy Marshall awarded Mr. ...
Peggy Marshall, a second-year MME student at UNCG, whose full-time job is as orchestra director at St. Paul’s...

SMTD mourns the loss of Alumna Lisa Foerster ...
We were tremendously saddened to learn of the untimely passing of recent alum, Dr. Lisa Foerster. Lisa, her children:...

Cultural Competence, Dance, and A Better ...
A Taiwanese American, 5’2, and stylish woman, Cynthia Ling Lee, Assistant Professor of Dance in the School of...

Performer’s Perspective: Dialogues of the ...
What makes art relevant?  How can you take a two-hundred year old art form and make it accessible to a 21st century...

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Visual Arts

If thought-provoking art inspires you, UNCG has two venues (Weatherspoon Art Museum and Gatewood Gallery) that exhibit distinguished permanent collections, visiting exhibitions and outstanding student work.

Literary Arts

UNCG brings some of contemporary literature’s most respected writers and poets to Greensboro. Opportunities to learn and engage in the literary arts are available through the Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program, the Center for Creative Writing in the Arts, Friends of the Libraries and The Greensboro Review, a local literary magazine with an international reputation.