Did you know there are hundreds of arts and cultural events on and off campus? Many are free and if not free, are often less than the price of a movie. We offer a wide range of activities and programs for both the campus and the community. We hope these resources will assist you in exploring the diversity of arts and culture at Miami.
The CAWC strives to enhance knowledge of non-dominant cultures through workshops, retreats, and seminars as well as sponsorship of distinguished lecturers and numerous cultural events. The Center also provides physical meeting spaces for ongoing interdisciplinary programming.
The Robert A. Hefner Museum of Natural History
seeks to increase visitors' knowledge of animal natural history and the importance of animal biodiversity, conservation and ecology.
The Limper Geology Museum, located in Shideler Hall, is home to numerous displays of quality geological specimens intended to help visitors better understand and appreciate basic geological concepts. It contains hundreds of specimens of the world-famous fossils of Southwestern Ohio as well as minerals, rocks, fossils, and meteorites from all over the world.
The William Holmes McGuffey House is the second oldest building, completed in 1833, on the campus of Miami University. The museum is dedicated to the education of students in the greater community. We present an accurate historical representation of several periods of history ranging from the 1830s to the 1880s.
The arts at Miami University didn’t evolve on a whim – they were challenged, inspired, modernized, and made more relevant by each new generation of artists. Learn more about the newly named College of Creative Arts, with degree programs that range from the classical to the contemporary.
From September through April each year, our popular Performing Arts Series presents an eclectic selection of dance, theatre, and musical performances by companies and artists from all over the world.
Miami's art museum has an energetic schedule of historic and contemporary exhibitions in its triangular galleries. In addition to the exhibitions that draw from other museums throughout the world, the museum houses a growing permanent collection of approximately 16,000 artworks.
Located in Hiestand Hall, these visual laboratories serve as an extension of the classroom by providing exhibition opportunities for projects and studio work as well as professional guest artists.
Miami University's Art Center offers students, faculty, staff and community members a variety of opportunities to engage in creative activities. The Art Center's new location in Phillips Hall, 420 S. Oak Street in Oxford, consists of a ceramics/pottery studio, a digital photo lab, woodshop, and metals/jewelry/glass studio.
The Alumni Hall Cage Gallery showcases student and faculty work, highlights on and off campus educational experiences, and exhibits the work of prominent architects, designers, and scholars--often in conjunction with the departmental lecture series.
Located in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati the Center provides a site for learning and for producing knowledge that intersects with the needs of social movement in the the inner city. Through social engagement our mission is to generate learning and knowledge among students, faculty, residents, and ultimately the community.