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Arts Division

The arts at Antioch College are experiential and experimental.

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We see the arts as important social practices that challenge  us to think from new perspectives, feel outrage or empathy, and cultivate a kind of civic imagination. Students and faculty study and make documentary and narrative film, radio, 2D and 3D visual art, and experimental theatre and performance art. They make art to express, question, confront, and empower. We encourage and support students to explore new mediums and to find synergies  with other disciplines and to engage with broader political and social ideas.

Real-World Student Work Experiences

Students gain valuable real-world work experience through our Cooperative Education program, and document their insights on Antioch Engaged: our journal of social practice & professional engagement

Arts News & Achievements
Arts@Antioch: Call for Participation
Arts@Antioch: Call for Participation

Arts@Antioch is back and actively seeking community participation! The Arts@Antioch is all about what kind of art is being talked about, created, and dreamed of here in the Antioch community and beyond. Are you making work? Are you looking for an...

Ryn McCall ’21 Featured in Emerging Artist Showcase
Ryn McCall ’21 Featured in Emerging Artist Showcase

Political Ecology major Ryn McCall ’21 is a poet and mixed media visual artist who spent their spring 2020 Co-op at the Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary and Farm located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Virginia. As the COVID-19 disruptions and...

Catalina Jordan Alvarez to Present at Workshop
Catalina Jordan Alvarez to Present at Workshop

Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Arts Catalina Jordan Alvarez will be presenting at the online UnionDocs workshop Conduits of Truth and Fantasy: The Art of The Interview running from October 3 through 11. Known for her experimental filmmaking,...