The Department of Art, Music and Theatre fosters study in the practical application of various arts disciplines, as well as study in the historical, cultural, and philosophical underpinnings of each discipline.

 

University of Illinois Springfield

Visual Arts

Visual Arts majors study the arts in a context that emphasizes the acquisition of skills in various studio disciplines as well as the understanding of historical and philosophical concepts in art.
 

University of Illinois Springfield

Music

The UIS Music program welcomes students from all majors and colleges within the University to take classes in ethnomusicology, music history, music theory, music technology and music performance.
 

University of Illinois Springfield

Theatre

The UIS Theatre program offers UIS students the opportunity to further develop their talents as theatre artists by working with great dramatic literature in the classroom and on the stage.

Department Events
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Indigenous Hip Hop and Activism: "Q-052" a.k.a. Quentin Condo
Join us on Zoom for a fascinating lecture with "Q-052" a.k.a. Quentin Condo, Montreal-based hip-hop musician and social activist who will…
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Join us on Saturday, Feb. 18, 4p.m. for the second annual "Lift Every Voice" Collage Concert in celebration of Black History Month. The…
Directed by Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson  Mary, Fanny, and Alexandra bushwhack their way through Terra Incognita--the globe's final…
Directed by Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson  Mary, Fanny, and Alexandra bushwhack their way through Terra Incognita--the globe's final…
Directed by Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson  Mary, Fanny, and Alexandra bushwhack their way through Terra Incognita--the globe's final…
Directed by Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson  Mary, Fanny, and Alexandra bushwhack their way through Terra Incognita--the globe's final…

Art, Music and Theatre News

Aug 31, 2022
The University of Illinois Music Program presents "Black Classical Composers: A Lecture-Demonstration With Violinist Chenoa Murphy" as part of its First…
Jul 28, 2022
UIS Theatre Announces the '22-'23 Season Celebrating 20 Years of Theatre that Matters Fall 2022 MEDEA by Euripides A new translation by…
Apr 12, 2022
The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery presents “OVER/LOOK,” a mixed media exhibition of works by graduating seniors from the UIS Visual…
Mar 09, 2022
The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery is pleased to present “Midway,” a survey of works that span the last ten years by Chicago-based…
Feb 03, 2022
The UIS Visual Art Gallery's reception for the WORK/PLAY exhibition originally scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 17 has been rescheduled due to inclement weather.…