Shaffer Art Building | EST 1990

Guiding Principles


The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design, scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action.


The vision of the College of Visual and Performing Arts is founded upon the belief that art and scholarship can affect change.

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