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Arts at Carleton
Arts Resources & Facilities
Carleton offers a wealth of resources to explore, experience, and create art.
Director of the Arts
The Director of the Arts promotes collaboration and discipline-based arts exploration, and supports the arts as a vital part of the Carleton education experience.
Concert Hall & Practice Rooms
The concert hall seats 500 people. The lower level features a large rehearsal room, the Instrument Library, ensemble rooms, and eleven practice rooms.
Gould Library Exhibitions
Gould Library hosts exhibitions that bring visitors into daily contact with works of art, artifacts, and natural objects in a spirit of discovery and learning.
The Humanities Center cultivates research, collaborations, events, and creative thinking in the humanities to enrich Carleton intellectual and cultural life.
Music Resource Center
The Music Resource Center (MRC) houses the Music Department's curricular resource collection, including scores, reference books, and recordings.
Musical Instrument Library
The Instrument Library loans a variety of instruments to students currently participating in music courses, free of charge. The Instrument Library also contains sheet music available to students and faculty for chamber ensembles.
Perlman Teaching Museum
The Perlman Teaching Museum connects fine art to the liberal arts through exhibitions, public programs, and curricular collaborations. The museum facility offers two beautiful galleries off the Weitz Center Commons, and support spaces including a classroom, art collection storage, preparation studios and more.
Studio Art Facilities
Carleton has specialized studios for ceramics, metalsmithing, painting, paper arts, photography, printmaking, sculpture, woodworking and drawing.
Visual Resources Collection
The Carleton Visual Resources Collection houses a library of more than 140,000 slides of works from the history of art and architecture, and is also where the digital image collection is created using large format scanners, slide scanner and digital copy photography stand.
Weitz Center for Creativity
The Weitz Center's mission is to serve as a working laboratory for creativity--not only in the arts, but across the entire curriculum. The Weitz Center is home to the Teaching Museum, cinema, performing arts theater, dance studios, interactive classroom, and much more.
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