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Arts at Exeter

Discover Yourself

Curiosity. Self-expression. Self-discovery. Compassion. Empathy. It’s all here, waiting for you.

Infinite Possibilities

Try your hand at acting and explore what it feels like to be someone else. Write poetry or fiction with published writers as your mentors. Create innovative fashion with cutting edge technology. Perform in a host of ensembles, from small groups to orchestras. Combine them together for powerful interdisciplinary design and discovery.

With 4,600+ performance opportunities annually and extensive programs in visual arts and writing, you’ll have virtually endless options.


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Lamont Gallery

Dynamic exhibitions by professional artists, student installations, hands-on workshops and community collaborations.

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The performing arts tap into the core of who students are as people. And they engage their energies at such a fundamental level that it can really change the course of their lives."
Rohan Smith, music instructor

Arts Courses

There are plenty to explore in these departments:




Theater and Dance