Research and Centers
UArts is reimagining the arts university experience.
In addition to the distinct opportunity to study outside your major and in Philadelphia’s vibrant cultural center, we’re breaking new ground for creative exploration, expression and learning, year after year.
The ways in which UArts is advancing human creativity are expansive. Our research and centers are just a few of them.
The Albert M. Greenfield Makerspace
The Albert M. Greenfield Makerspace is a 3,500-square-foot digital and traditional fabrication studio for the entire university community. It serves as a catalyst for campus collaboration, experimentation and innovation.
Center for Immersive Media (CIM)
The Center for Immersive Media (CIM) will explore the opportunities and implications of what it means for ourselves to be immersed in data, simulations, stories, performances and digital communities.
Corzo Center for the Creative Economy
The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy links art, innovation and business, providing students and faculty with funding, business acumen and professional guidance.
Laurie Wagman Recording Studios
The Laurie Wagman Music Studios is on the 11th floor of Terra Hall features state-of-the-art technology.
Lightbox Film Center at University of the Arts
Lightbox Film Center at University of the Arts will have a primary home in a purpose-designed screening room on Broad Street.
Philadelphia Art Alliance at UArts
Philadelphia Art Alliance at UArts, the oldest interdisciplinary arts center in the nation, is a historic landmark that will also soon serve as an exciting, thought-provoking destination for contemporary arts.
PhD in Creativity
Our Creativity PhD is the first such degree in the nation, and is rooted in the belief that creative thinking lies at the heart of innovation in all fields.