PROGRAMS IN THE ARTS
The Visual Arts
Courses in painting, drawing, printmaking, design, metal sculpture, digital art, video art, ceramics
The Drama Department offers the Associate of Fine Arts Degree in Drama and produces two major productions each year which are open to the public.
Classes are offered in creative writing both for college credit and for personal enrichment. The College also publishes the Ridge Writer each year which is a collection of student and faculty work.
Film and Video
The new Film and Video Technology Program starts in the fall of 2009 with courses that lead to the A.Asc. Degree.
Arts on the Ridge
The creative works of Blue Ridge Community College students can be seen in this new electronic publication.
Arida Arts Symposium
This annual event features visiting artists from across the arts. Seminars, workshops and performances or exhibitions are featured each year.
Blue Ridge Concert Series
The College's Music Department sponsors this series which include top musical artists and groups. These concerts are very affordable and offer the community excellent performances throughout the year from August through May.
Music By The Lake
Each summer (May through August) Community Enrichment offers free monthly concerts as a gift to the community featuring a wide range of musical and vocal groups. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and picnics to enjoy these Sunday evening concerts by the lake.
Arts and Humanities Series
This annual series presents programs throughout the year featuring a wide variety of performance arts including theater, music, and dance as well as presentations on humanities issues.