Mission Statement

The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts at Rutgers University–Camden is a dynamic interdisciplinary academic unit focused on artistic, scholarly, and professional development. Our mission is to encourage our students to use multiple perspectives and creative practices to acquire both the skills and concepts necessary to make a meaningful impact. Through experiential learning, our students become active participants in the current artistic conversation. As a research university, we offer undergraduate programs in Visual Arts, Art History, Music, Theater, and Filmmaking. Our intimate campus provides a personal, tailored education that emphasizes community engagement and industry practices.