Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Supporting the Whole Student at Every Step

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Welcome To The Cultural Hub Of South Florida
Explore. Enjoy. Partner With Us.

We invite you to explore a dynamic array of events, including lectures, exhibitions, concerts, dance and theatre…particularly our very own professional company, Theatre Lab. Consider partnering with us in one of our many endeavors spanning the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Listen to the Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast.
Join us for the College’s First Annual CAST Party: A Brazilian Carnivale
Fogelman Sports Museum

Be Inspired:
Lectures, Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Films

New insights, learning and inspiration awaits you at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. By attending our events, you enjoy world-class art, culture, entertainment and lifelong learning. At the same time, you’re also contributing to deserving efforts: helping the local South Florida economy, nourishing the work force, and supporting deserving educational and community programs.

Our mission is to ensure our students the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. We ground them in important ideas and diverse perspectives and preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce. Whether an engineering, business, or biomedical sciences major, all FAU students take classes from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, making it one of the largest colleges with an enrollment of more than 4,300 students.

Join us at an upcoming event:

Lectures
Visual Arts and Exhibitions
Concerts
Film
Theatre and Dance
Living Room Theaters

NEWS ALL NEWS

Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum
Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum

Original rules of basketball penned by James Naismith and Babe Ruth’s 1921 Opening Day game worn pants among featured items in museum that connects sports to history more

Shirin Neshat, from Rapture Series, Courtesy Gladstone Gallery
FAU Presents 'Shared Space, A New Era | Photographs from the Bank of America Collection'

Florida Atlantic University’s University Galleries will present “Shared Space, A New Era | Photographs from the Bank of America Collection” on Friday, Feb. 14 through Saturday, April 11, 2020 in the Schmidt Center Gallery... more

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin at FAU

Florida Atlantic University’s 2020 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency presents Doris Kearns Goodwin with “Presidential Leadership in Turbulent Times.” more

Everything is Super Great by Stephen Brown
FAU’s Theatre Lab Presents ‘Everything is Super Great’

Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University, presents “Everything is Super Great,” a co-world premier by Stephen Brown. The play runs through Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Heckscher Stage theater... more

Linda Medvin
Director of FAU’s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Receives Outstanding Citizen Award

Linda Medvin, director of Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education, received the Randy Felton Outstanding Citizen Award at the Excellence in Education Awards Dinner at the Florida Council... more

 
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At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, we help our students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. This means grounding them in important ideas and diverse perspectives. We offer an interdisciplinary approach to learning that reflects the global economy our students will enter after graduation with the objective of preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce.