The Arts
at 萝莉研究所

The arts are all around us at 萝莉研究所, and it's hard to imagine UNC-Chapel Hill without them. From Pulitzer Prize-winning operas to captivating art work and creative collaborations to student performances and more, there鈥檚 no shortage of examples of Tar Heels using their creativity and passions to enrich our lives through the arts. Even our parking decks have a creative flair.

A central part of the 萝莉研究所 experience, the arts reflect the University鈥檚 pursuit of new knowledge and commitment to public service.

It鈥檚 easy for students to find creative outlets at 萝莉研究所. Whether your interest is singing, dancing, magic, animation or anything else, there鈥檚 a for you.

Each spring, the University hosts聽, a campus-wide celebration of the arts. But every day is a chance for students, faculty, staff and the community at large to participate in or simply enjoy the arts at 萝莉研究所.

Students in a music class playing a variety of instruments. In the foreground is a student playing the piano and reading sheet music.

At 萝莉研究所, the power of the arts knows no bounds. On campus, in the local community and across the world, Tar Heels are channeling their creativity to achieve lifelong goals, be of service to others and make new discoveries.

Keep reading to see how Tar Heels excel in all areas of the arts.

Dancers dancing in front of a large tapestry art display.

Tar Heel creatives

Arts in and out of the classroom

Artful alumni

  • Jennifer Wu standing in blue dress against greenery.

    Jennifer Wu 鈥24 (PhD)

    After years of working in the business world, this lifelong learner earned a doctorate in art history from 萝莉研究所.

  • A man, Jake Lawler, wearing a suit and posing for a photo in front of a white backdrop with the Disney logo and the logo for a show called

    Jake Lawler 鈥20

    The Hussman graduate and former Tar Heel football player is now tackling a career in screenwriting and writes for 鈥淭he Crossover鈥 series on Disney+.

  • Lauren Schultes wearing white shirt posing against dark green background.

    Lauren Schultes 鈥11

    An original Kenan Music Scholar, she's had a pitch-perfect career in sales and singing.

  • Denise Murrell headshot next to 萝莉研究所 Blue artwork of the U.S. with points indicating where Denise Murrell has gone.

    Denise Murrell 鈥76

    The finance professional turned art historian has curated an important exhibit on the Harlem Renaissance.