Visitors look around the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center Gallery during a student art show


The Arts are a big part of Bethany! Our students are always at work on a theatre production, a new choral piece, or their latest still life drawing.

Ceramic sculptures on display in the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center Gallery during a student art show


Bethany provides a wide range of classes and extracurricular activities that allow students to explore and develop their talents. Bethany hosts regular exhibits by guest

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band students play their instruments in a concert


A rich tradition in music is reflected in the number of activities available for student participation. Four choral groups, four bands, a chamber orchestra, and

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Theatre actors holding bowls with candles lighting up a dark room on stage


Every Bethany student has the opportunity to audition for an acting role or to join a production crew. The theatre department produces several performances each

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Art, Music, and Theatre Facilities

Our commitment to the arts is reflected in the quality of our facilities. Most of these are housed in the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, but others are found around campus.

Department Directory

Bethany has a great team of faculty and staff committed to creating a fulfilling and educational experience for students of art, music, theatre, and speech. Please let us know if you have any questions about opportunities and events at Bethany! You can also view the studio art department, media arts department, music department, on theatre department individually.

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Bethany Art and Theatre
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