The Artis Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity

Opening in time for the Fall 2024 semester, the Artis Center of Adaptive Innovation and Creativity will be the home of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Radford University. Here's a brief preview of the largest academic building on campus and its design elements. A dynamic and versatile space, it will serve both the university and the community at large. Enjoy this look ahead, narrated by Sarah Lindsay Merriman, a Theatre and Music major, class of 2025.

Departments & Programs

Calendar of Events



  1. Student Judges Turn the Tables »


    On October 25, Radford University’s Tyler Gallery will host an all student-juried exhibition of art created by the university faculty and staff called Look What We Made!

  2. Choreographing Harmony »


    Radford's Department of Dance knows that strong bonds create strong students. Programs like Harmony in Motion and their mentorship system help students stay grounded and supported.

  3. More to This than Just Making Stuff »


    Senior Studio Art major Dylan DeLuca arrived at Radford with skills. As he prepares to enter his final semester, he's leaving with a vision, a practice and a community.

  4. Theatre Professor Launches New Podcast for Actors  »


    Theatre professor Robyn Berg has joined forces with licensed professional counselor Bonny O'Neill to produce a new podcast for actors, "Staying Me While Being You."

  5. Spooktacular IV Rises from the Grave »


    Every October, the Department of Music puts on a campus concert of quirky, spooky and spine-chilling tunes for students, staff and faculty. But this year the event will see new life as a free public show on Friday, October 27.

  6. Avast Ye Landlubbers! T'was Pirating By Design »


    September 19 was “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.”  The Department of Design recognized it as an opportunity to host a creative and fun learning experience for first year students in Design 100.