Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Supporting the Whole Student at Every Step

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Welcome To The Cultural Hub Of South Florida
Explore. Enjoy. Partner With Us.

We invite you to explore a dynamic array of events, including lectures, exhibitions, concerts, dance and theatre…particularly our very own professional company, Theatre Lab. Consider partnering with us in one of our many endeavors spanning the arts, humanities, and social sciences.



Be Inspired:
Lectures, Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Films

New insights, learning and inspiration awaits you at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. By attending our events, you enjoy world-class art, culture, entertainment and lifelong learning. At the same time, you’re also contributing to deserving efforts: helping the local South Florida economy, nourishing the work force, and supporting deserving educational and community programs.

Our mission is to ensure our students the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. We ground them in important ideas and diverse perspectives and preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce. Whether an engineering, business, or biomedical sciences major, all FAU students take classes from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, making it one of the largest colleges with an enrollment of more than 4,300 students.

Join us at an upcoming event:

Lectures
Visual Arts and Exhibitions
Concerts
Film
Theatre and Dance
Living Room Theaters

NEWS ALL NEWS

Theatre Lab Receives Heckscher Foundation for Children Grant
Research Thursdays - FAU’s Theatre Lab Receives Heckscher Foundation for Children Grant

The grant funds the Future PAGES, the @Center, LabRATS and the Teaching Artist Institute educational outreach programs at Theatre Lab... more

The Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education
FAU’s Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Names Outstanding Holocaust Educators

The awards recognize educators who have demonstrated a positive impact on their schools and the wider community more

Archaeology Bootcamp
Research Thursdays - Department of Anthropology and the Florida Public Archaeology Network Host Archaeology Bootcamp Program

The program is part of a grant from the Bureau of Land Management for archaeology and public interpretation... more

Aimee Arias, associate professor of Political Science and associate dean for Research and Creative Achievemen
Research Thursdays - Aimee Arias received a Jean Monnet Project Grant from the European Union to create a South Florida High School Model European Union (SFHSMEU)

This project is made possible with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union... more

David Gergen, CNN’s senior political analyst
FAU Presents ‘Democracy Going Forward: The State of the American Presidency’

FAU’s Department of History presents the 2021 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency with David Gergen, CNN’s senior political analyst. more

 
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At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, we help our students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. This means grounding them in important ideas and diverse perspectives. We offer an interdisciplinary approach to learning that reflects the global economy our students will enter after graduation with the objective of preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce.