The Arts at Boston College

The Boston College Arts Council encourages advocacy, enhancement, and visibility for the arts. We believe artistic pursuits are essential to the formation of the whole person and fundamental to a dynamic university environment—whether you're reflecting on the impact of the arts in lecture halls and museums, or participating in the act of creation in our rehearsal rooms, studios, and stages.


Departments & Programs

Art, Art History, and Film

The Art Department offers undergraduate programs in Art History, Film Studies, and Studio Art, with curriculum informed by the research and practice of leading faculty.


BC Bands consists of five ensembles: BC bOp! Jazz Ensemble, the Symphonic Band, University Wind Ensemble, The "Screaming Eagles" Marching Band, and the Pep Band.

Creative Writing

Literature explores many of the enduring questions we confront as we grapple with our world. At the same time, it emboldens our capacity to re-imagine that world.

Documentary Film

The Jacques Salmanowitz Program for Moral Courage in Film is devoted to encouraging the production of film concerned with acts of moral courage, providing role models for youth worldwide.


As a teaching museum in a research university, the McMullen remains committed to the highest standards of scholarship and installation.


The Music Department rises to the challenge of educating the whole person, with programs carefully designed to engage the intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual faculties of our students.

Robsham Theater

In harmony with the Jesuit, Catholic tradition of Boston College, the Robsham Theater instructs and guides students in the presentation and expression of their art, cultures, and ideas to a broad audience.


A community of students, faculty, and staff who are committed to theatre education that combines scholarship and art.

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At Boston College, the arts inspire reflection and spark creativity. Through visual, musical, and physical art activities on and off-campus, you'll find many opportunities to think in new ways and connect to others in a dynamic environment. Join our email list and start experiencing the arts at BC!

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