Scholarship Weekend: Jan.23-25 School of Music & Theater showcase of rehearsals, concerts, master classes and more
The College of the Arts provides outstanding professional training and education in architecture, art, design, music, theater and film.

At Portland State University College of the Arts, students cultivate the skills and discipline needed to develop a successful and sustainable career in the arts.

Our faculty and alumni are deeply enmeshed in Portland’s vibrant creative community, building their careers in the arts while enriching the city’s reputation as a center for innovation and culture.


Each year, the College of the Arts presents hundreds of events featuring students, faculty members, guest artists and community partners. Lincoln Performance Hall, our premier theater, is the busiest fine arts venue in Portland, hosting performances more than 200 nights a year.

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