At UNCG, students develop their artistry with individualized attention from faculty members who remain active in their field and have access to lectures, masterclasses, performances, and workshops with renowned visiting artists. From literary to the visual and performing arts, UNCG transforms lives by providing exceptional artistic, cultural, and academic experiences. Explore and be inspired.

Calendar of events

From art exhibitions and literary lectures to dance, music, and theatre performances, UNC Greensboro provides more than 500 arts & cultural events each year.

College of Visual & Performing Arts

World-renown artists, performers, and musicians regularly deliver their artistry at UNCG. Explore the University Concert & Lecture Series, student performances, exhibitions, and more.

Weatherspoon Art Museum

Modern, contemporary art museum in the heart of UNCG’s campus welcomes visitors with free admission.

College of Arts & Sciences

From literary discussions to artist visits and exhibitions, the College of Arts & Sciences offers thought-provoking experiences for campus and the community.


Whatever your passion, UNCG has it all. Explore as an artist or an audience member at our Schools of Dance, Music, and Theatre or the UNC Greensboro Concert and Lecture Series, which brings world-class guest artists to our campus.

Visual ARTS

UNCG is dedicated to the visual arts. Experience thought-provoking student, faculty, and community artwork at galleries on campus and in downtown Greensboro and at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, a nationally accredited museum with one of the largest modern and contemporary art collections in the Southeast.


UNCG’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) offers robust literary and cultural programming – from one of the oldest creative writing programs in the nation to nine different language degree programs.

Get involved by attending a poetry reading, lecture series, or international festival. View upcoming events with CAS at 

MFA Writing Program

UNCG’s creative writing program is one of the oldest and most established in the nation. Pick up a copy of their literary publication, The Greensboro Review, or attend one of their many local readings.

African American and African Diaspora Studies

Located in a city with a history of Black socio-political movements, UNCG provides a forum to engage the complexities of Black life across African diasporas.

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

From Arabic to Sign Language, Spanish to Korean, UNCG offers nine different language degree programs.


The College of Arts and Sciences and College of Visual and Performing Arts offers over 30 community education programs and activities that expand the scope and accessibility of the arts. Led by students and faculty, these programs connect and engage our local and worldwide communities, resulting in an increased amount of interdisciplinarity and collaboration, and build ongoing, permanent relationships that advance mutually beneficial and reciprocal partnerships.

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