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The Art of Life

Infusing Creativity into the World

Dance until your heart smiles. Paint or sculpt until your soul expands. Discover whether music or theatre inspires you. If you’re called to express yourself through creativity, Gonzaga encourages you to use your gifts to positively impact the world.

What Inspires You?

What You'll Learn

At Gonzaga, you'll explore the role of the arts in human society and how artistic vision can effect positive change.

  • Explore composition and design, aesthetic movements, technical skills, portfolio development
  • Understand how to confront and respond through your art to the important issues in our lives
  • Experience interdisciplinary work in theatre, dance, visual arts, and music expands your problem-solving abilities, critical reflection, and innovative thinking


The Gonzaga Difference

In the Catholic, Jesuit and Humanistic traditions, your learning prepares you to work toward a more just world. You’ll cultivate an understanding of what it means to be human, to experience a well-lived life, to find your role in a more humane global community.

Your educational journey expands year by year with these principals of our Core curriculum:

  • Understanding and creating
  • Being and becoming
  • Caring and doing
  • Imagining the possible

You’ll also uncover the richness of interdisciplinary studies, where courses blend biology and dance, faith and science, politics and literature. All to equip you for the next part of your journey, where purpose and potential evolve.

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Experience what it means to Be A Zag.

We know there's something big in store for you. This is where you'll find it.