Miwa Matreyek, CIM's first artist in residence, teaches students in her collaborative Projection, Body and Storytelling course.

University 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 centers are just a few of them. 

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.

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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.

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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.

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Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery

The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery is the primary exhibition space of the University of the Arts, located six blocks south of City Hall, across from the Kimmel Center. The gallery is free and open to the public.

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