Hone your talents in music, theatre or visual arts in our airy art studios, black box theatre and graphics labs. Our expert instructors are all working artists in their field who can guide you toward success in a career in the arts or transferring to a four-year university. Or, explore communications careers like journalism, media or public relations with our mass communications degree.

Brightpoint Degrees and Certificates

Transfer Degrees

Build a foundation to transfer to a four-year college university.

Mass Communications, AS
Music, AFA 
Theatre, AFA
Theatre, Technical Theatre Major, AFA

Learn more about transferring after Brightpoint, including our guaranteed admissions agreements.

Students interested in studying the arts and humanities can also participate in the Mellon Pathways Program with a direct transfer path to VCU.

“Tyler really tries to facilitate meaningful on-going connections with students and faculty.“

Joanna Pottle

Career and Technical Degrees and Certificates

Get the training you need to begin a new career or advance in your current one.

Fine Arts Certificate
Museum Studies, CSC
Photography, CSC 
Visual Arts, AAA  
Visual Arts, Photography Specialization, AAA 
Web Design, AAS
Web Design, CSC
Web Design, Graphic Specialization, AAS

Discover your interests and explore career options in these fields with our career coach.

Related Degrees

Business Management, Digital Marketing Specialization, AAS

Career Discovery Videos

Hear from our faculty about coursework and career options in some of our most in-demand majors.

Music, Theatre and Visual Arts

“After Tyler, I felt I had the information and the tools I needed to build my business.”

Antonio Knoxx
Creative Entrepreneur
Antonio Knoxx

A Vibrant Arts Community

At Brightpoint, the arts are for everyone. Whether you want to hone your talents, or support your peers, there are many ways to get involved in our vibrant arts community. Join one of our student clubs, audition for a show, view an exhibition in the Brightpoint Gallery, or attend a performance in the Lynn Theatre. Study abroad and trips to New York City for museum-hopping are also available.

Performing Arts at Brightpoint

Throughout the year, students can perform in or attend music, theatre and improv performances in our black box space, the Lynn Theatre.

Visual Arts at Brightpoint

View online showcases of student work, or visit the Brightpoint Gallery on the Midlothian campus for regular exhibitions from local artists.

Student Clubs

Art Club

Advisors: Colin FergusonPaula Winn
Meetings: Wednesdays at 12 p.m. in E301 (Mixedmedia Lab)

Gay Straight Alliance

Advisors: Kerrigan Sullivan, Paula Winn
Meetings: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. in T117 (Green Room)

Theatre Club

Advisor: Kerrigan Sullivan
Meetings: Thursdays at 2 p.m. in T117 (Green Room)

Division of Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Social Sciences

Chester and Midlothian Campuses

Chester Campus


Moyar Hall, Room M131

Midlothian Campus

Eliades Hall, Room E308