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Programs of Study



Save the Date for Arts Day 2019!

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Students in grades 10-12, their parents and Creative Arts teachers are invited to Arts Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Join faculty, staff, and students in a day dedicated to helping YOU discover the arts at Miami!

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2020 Miami University Young Painters Competition

A painting of a kitchen scene from a past Young Painters competitionU.S. residents, ages 25 – 35, are invited to participate in an annual juried competition for the 2020 $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award. The winner becomes part of the Miami University Painters of the 21st Century Collection.

Deadline: September 19, 2019

Learn more about the Young Painters Competition.


Effusions Art Journal is produced by undergraduate students with the help of the Miami University Art Department. The publication features work by Miami students from all art fields.

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Call for Submissions

Effusions is looking for 2D and 3D art, humanities papers, creative writing samples, photographs, music scores and clips, videos, and so much more! To submit please email mueffusions@gmail.com with the following:

  • your piece attached
  • your name, major, year
  • a 150-200 word artist statement explaining the piece

Need to request a seat in an ART class for Fall 2019?

All Art, CCA (prefix), Fashion, IMS, Music, and Theatre courses are part of the Registration Override Request (ROR) pilot for Fall 2019 registration. Force add requests for these courses can now be submitted from the course list!

About the ROR pilot »

Capstone exhibit in Hiestand Gallery, 2014

The Hiestand Galleries exhibit artworks that highlight timely, enlightening, and challenging exhibitions that consider the ever-changing world of contemporary visual expression. View the latest exhibition schedule »

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