A Place for Creative Exploration, Discovery, and Collaboration

Welcome to Open Arts, the location for interdisciplinary arts practice and research at Tisch. Open Arts is home to a wide range of courses in the performing, cinematic and emerging media and digital arts open to all students at NYU. Open Arts is also the location of an exciting new BFA in Collaborative Arts, a program designed to emphasize multi- and interdisciplinary arts practiced and research with a focus on the study and practice of collaboration across the arts.

NYU students: check out the Open Arts course list and discover a course for you! 

Degree-seeking students: click the link below to learn more about the NEW BFA in Collaborative Arts!

No matter your discipline, your field of study, your path in life, Open Arts can be the portal to a life with the arts – and that is a glorious, engaged, lively and exhilarating life indeed.

Mary Bitel

Mary Bitel

Chair, Open Arts