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Creative Work and Research

Student working with artist in her kitchen

A Community of Creative Souls

As a student in the arts at Clark, you’ll have the opportunity to create art or perform alongside professional artists — including members of our faculty and from the greater Worcester community. Depending on your major, you also may pursue in-depth research on topics that interest you.

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Faculty Creative Work and Research

Our faculty are active practitioners in the arts — from composition and playwriting to screenwriting, film production, art criticism, and archaeological research — and have earned prestigious honors, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and Smithsonian Institution.

Hannah Brier

Student Creative Work and Research

Clark arts students are invited to conduct research alongside faculty, and to push the boundaries of creativity to create meaningful work.

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Clark Venues and Resources

Students and faculty in the visual and performing arts have access to numerous venues and resources on campus, including stages, galleries, studios, performance spaces, and more.

All faculty, administrative staff, and students must follow safety guidelines

Contact Information

Visual and Performing Arts

Office Location
  • Traina Center for the Arts
    92 Downing Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7113
  • vpa[at]clarku[dot]edu
  • 1-508-793-8844 (fax)