College of Fine Arts Open House


Saturday, April 7, 2018

Congratulations on your admission to Boston University College of Fine Arts!

We’ve enjoyed getting to know you through your achievements; now, come get to know us.

Come find out what it’s really like to be a student here
Meet current students and faculty, dine in a residence hall, and explore the campus.

Life as an artist in Boston
We want to give you and your family an up-close view of our programs, our community of artists and the myriad of opportunities you will have at BU and in Boston.

Open House is specifically designed for you
Even if you’ve visited BU in the past, attending Open House is different.  It is designed to provide you with the specific information you need to make the most informed decision.


For admitted undergraduate students. 

Questions about Open House? Please contact Sarah Harrison

Spring Open House Agenda

College‐Wide Events

8:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast Commonwealth Gallery
8:30 am Welcome from CFA Dean Concert Hall
8:45 am Welcome from Dean of Students Office Concert Hall
12:00 pm Opportunities at CFA: Community Engagement, student groups, and more Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of Fine Arts Production Center
12:30 pm Lunch at West Campus West Campus Residence Hall, 275 Babcock Street
1-4 pm Explore our campus Varying locations
3 pm Financial Assistance Presentation Yawkey Center, 100 Bay State Road, room 613

School of Music

9:00 am Welcome by Shiela Kibbe, Director ad interim, School of Music Concert Hall
9:15 am Student Recital Concert Hall
10 am Breakout Sessions: an engaging way to meet faculty, current students, and staff. Includes a current student panel. Concert Hall and first floor rehearsal rooms
11:20 am Tours by current students Departing from rooms 154 and 156

School of Theatre

9:00 am Welcome by Jim Petosa, Director of the School of Theatre Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre Lobby
9:15 am Performance Faculty introductions with Q&A
Design and Production Faculty Introductions with Q&A
Student Performance and Design Exhibit
Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of Fine Arts Production Center
11:00 am Workshop led by School of Theatre faculty member (for prospective students) College of Fine Arts, Room 109
11:00 am Q&A for Parents with members of the Performance and Design & Production Programs Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre Lobby

School of Visual Arts

9:00 am Welcome by Lynne Allen, Director, School of Visual Arts BUAG at the Stone Gallery
9:30 am Enhanced studio tour: meet the faculty and see work by current students Departing from the Commonwealth Gallery
11:15 am Class of 2022 Preview & Current Student Presentations BUAG at the Stone Gallery