The Armstrong State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre is a thriving fine and performing arts department nestled in the southside of scenic Savannah, Georgia. Minutes from the breezy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and the quaint charm of the historic district of downtown Savannah, Armstrong fine arts students enjoy a largely sunny and temperate climate in which to find artistic inspiration. The entire Armstrong faculty is dedicated to the success of all of our students.
The art and art education curriculum at Armstrong provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of art and current pedagogical practice. We strive to prepare tomorrow's art and art education leaders by helping them identify and develop their strengths as artists and educators. As a faculty of working artists, studio professors introduce real-life experience to the classroom setting, combining theory and practice to form a comprehensive course of study to promote well-rounded graduates...young professional artists.
The music and music education curriculum at Armstrong provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of music and current pedagogical practice. We strive to prepare tomorrow's future musical leaders by helping them identify and develop their strengths as performers and educators.
The theatre curriculum at Armstrong provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of theatre in areas of stage and camera, directing, tech/design, and management. We strive to prepare tomorrow's stage and film professionals by helping them identify and develop their strengths as performers on the stage, backstage, on camera, behind the camera, and as professionals in the community.
Do you have a passion for the arts and some time at your side?
Do you want to be involved in a dynamic and energetic organization of young artists?
Do you possess special skills that may be helpful to those in our arts programs?
Contact AMT to inquire about opportunities to assist with concert ushering, theatre set building, event poster distribution, direct mail collating, or donation of other services to any one of our programs.
Our programs are sponsored in part by generous donations from the Friends of the Arts, the Armstrong Student Government Association, the Armstrong College Union Board and the Savannah Friends of Music. The Armstrong Friends of the Arts has an important impact on arts programming, the entire university, and the community. Private support is essential in order to continue a tradition of excellence.
Contributions made to the Friends of the Arts make a significant difference in the quality of arts programming and arts education at Armstrong. Donations are used to support the following:
- Student scholarships
- Support for cultural arts programming
- Guest artists and performers
- International studies for students
- Collaborative arts programming
- Equipment and instrument purchases
There are many specific areas where your gift might be placed. For more information, please contact Dr. Tom Cato below or visit the Office of Advancement website.
Tom Cato, Department Chair