Learning and Cultural Resources
At Purdue University, learning and cultural opportunities, both on campus and in the community, strengthen the student's learning experience via self-motivated and instructor-led extra-curricular activities.
Campus and Local Cultural Opportunities
Purdue Arts and Ideas - Educational. Inspirational. Awesome. Here you'll find cultural centers, theatres, art galleries — and that's just the beginning. Discover for yourself how entertainment and education combine in powerful ways at Purdue.
Purdue Galleries - The Purdue University Galleries offer a variety of art forms and exhibits throughout the year, featuring artwork from regional, national and international artists as well as the Galleries permanent collection.
Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries - The Rueff Galleries have the unique perspective of being a teaching and research space for students and faculty of the Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue.
Purdue Convocations - Convocations brings a diverse array of world-class performances and intellectual encounters.
Purdue News - Check the calendar for current events happening on campus.
Purdue Library On-Site and Online Exhibitions: Through internal and external partnerships, Archives and Special Collections has created a number of digital exhibitions to highlight the scope, content, and varied nature of our collections. Visit the online exhibits listed below to explore a part of Purdue history.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation Calender of Events
Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of arts.
Lafayette/West Lafayette Visitors' Guide
Learn about Greater Lafayette, home of Purdue University.
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette
The museum features exhibitions in five different galleries, including its permanent collection.
Haan Mansion Museum
The mansion contains a very large collection of Indiana art, featuring the works of T. C. Steele and other Hoosier Group artists as well as the Brown County Art Colony.
Purdue Training and Workshops
Purdue University - Training offers a wide selection of extension courses for both personal and professional growth. Taught by experts in their fields, the courses provide practical, hands-on experience. And, best of all, anyone can afford them. Take a look through our online catalog for courses that interest you. Then, register for the courses online.
Campus Research and Cultural Centers
Note: Descriptions extracted verbatim or slightly modified from the sources.
DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN
Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts
552 W. Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: (765) 494.8662
Fax: (765) 496.2076
The Visual Communications program at Purdue University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
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