School of Art Learning Opportunities

  • MSUM School of Art students embrace diversity, challenges, opportunities, unique experiences and continue to produce incredible results. You can participate in student organizations, show your work in local and regional art exhibitions, gain hands-on experience through volunteer and service learning opportunities, and more.

  • Are you interested in living and learning with peers who have similar interests as you? The Art, Art Education, Graphic Design and Graphic Communications Learning Community may be for you. Join this community to strengthen your passion for art, utilize creative collaboration and production skills, build critical analysis abilities and learn from our dedicated, award-winning faculty.

    Ceramics Guild provides opportunities for you to be involved with ceramic arts regardless of your major. We provide access to clay and facilities for making ceramics, as well as plan community events and field trips.

    Are you an aspiring comic book artist or writer? Dragons Den Comics can help introduce you to other young artists and writers and prepare you for the business and skills involved in the creation of comics, manga and sequential art in general.

    The Illustration Guild is dedicated to bringing together artists, illustrators and anyone interested in illustration, graphic arts and animation. The goal of this student organization is to help foster the art community at MSUM and improve networking skills.

    Showcase your work in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery, along with other local, regional and national exhibitions. For more information on how to share your art, talk with your advisor.

    Works on Paper Guild is a group of artists and non-artists who gather to explore the creative world of printmaking. Participate in an annual print conference, run and organize a student art sale, and more!

    The purpose of the MSUM National Art Education Association chapter is to promote Art Education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge and leadership.

    The MSUM Art Education program provides more than 500 volunteer service hours annually to local organizations and agencies providing support, as well as recreational and therapeutic related programming, for pre-school, school-age, at-risk, elderly, war-involved and adults with exceptionalities in the community.

    The Art Education program also has strong partnerships with more than 30 local organizations and agencies, where you’re able to gain field experience through service learning practicums. These practicums often lead to potential employment opportunities.

    For more information on volunteer and service learning opportunities, talk with your advisor.