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Arts Directory - A Quick Guide to the Arts at Lehigh University and in the Local Community

Academic Departments/Programs

Art, Architecture and Design Department

Arts and Engineering Program


Department of English

Department of Journalism & Communications

IPD Program – Integrated Product Development

Music Department

Department of Theatre


Art Galleries on Campus
Lehigh University Art Galleries (LUAG)

Dubois Gallery – Maginnes Hall

Girdler Student Gallery – University Center

Rauch Business Center Gallery

Sculpture Garden and Memorial Walkway

Siegel Gallery – Iacocca Hall

Zoellner Arts Center – Main Gallery

Zoellner Arts Center – Lower Gallery


Performance Venues on Campus
Zoellner Arts Center

            Baker Hall

            Black Box Theatre

            Diamond Theatre

Student Facilities

            University Center

            Ulrich Student Center

            Lamberton Hall


Bhangra – Indian Dance Team serves to innovate/integrate bhangra into contemporary culture

Dance Team – Lehigh University’s Dance Team, performs at basketball games/events

Dancin’ – Weekly classes in jazz, tap, ballet and hip hop

Hip Hop Club – Students engage in alternative forms of dance. Club promotes diversity of activities  

LU Finest – STEP Dance Club promotes awareness and explores evolution of STEP culture

Swing Club – Weekly lessons in various swing styles and open dances throughout the year

Tango – Tango Club meets twice a week dancing in the Argentina style


Film and Media Arts
Anime Eki Animation – Promotes Japanese animation and comic books as an art form

Film Society – Facilitates and supports students in filmmaking

LU Sound – Students learn about professional audio concepts and practices

Unregistered TV (Lehigh Unregistered) – Student run video production in the genre of SNL


Literary Arts

Amaranth – Student run literary magazine published annually

Brown and White (The) – Lehigh University’s student newspaper

Drown Writers – Offers writers the opportunity to read their original works

Epitome – Lehigh University’s student yearbook

Foni – Lehigh University’s international literary magazine

Lehigh Review – Yearly journal of academic writings by undergraduates

Origyns - Women’s Center annual feminist literary journal

Patriot (The) - Forum for the political and social writings and opinions of Lehigh University, to foster debate and discussion, and to work against political apathy

Williams Prize (The) – Lehigh’s annual writing prizes, undergraduates can will up to $1000

Women’s Word (The) – Women’s Center newsletter


Music – Credit


Marching 97 – Lehigh University’s marching band, performs at all home football games

Symphonic Band


Chamber Music
Chamber Music Collegium


Choral Arts

Choir (The Lehigh University) – 50 mixed voices, auditions held beginning of the academic year

Choral Union (The Lehigh University) – Symphonic choir: students, faculty, staff & community

Men’s Glee Club – Reinstated in 2005 after a 30 year absence, perform barbershop, fight songs

Dolce - Women's Choir


Jazz Ensembles

Jazz Ensemble (The Lehigh University) – Auditions held beginning of the academic year

Jazz Band (The Lehigh University) – Auditions held beginning of the academic year

Jazz Combo I & II – Membership is by invitation


Modern Ensemble

LUVME – Lehigh University’s Very Modern Ensemble



LU Philharmonic Orchestra (The Lehigh University) – 90+ musicians, mostly non-music major undergraduates



Wind Ensemble (The Lehigh University) – Students performing on woodwinds, brass, percussion


Music – Non Credit

A Whole Step Up – A cappella men’s group

Echoes – A cappella women’s group

Kappa Kappa Psi – Band fraternity providing service to music organizations campus/community

Mariachi Club – Students and faculty members perform traditional music of Mexico

Melismatics – A cappella men/women group

Pep Band – Band performs at the men’s and women’s basketball games

WLVR-FM Radio – Lehigh University’s student operated radio station, host your own show



Diamond Theatre Productions
       Five Flights

       The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

       The Hip-Hop Project
Black Box Theatre

Mustard & Cheese - Lehigh University’s student drama club, Hobo Army improv troupe         

Women’s Center Annual Production of the Vagina Monologues


Visual Arts

Annual Student Juried Exhibition - Lehigh University Art & Architecture Department Students

Balance – Students interested in cultural/intellectual experiences in art and related fields

Eyelevel – Architecture social club

Make and Take – Weekly activities on Fridays at the Student Union


General Arts/Entertainment

Late Nights – Events held on campus Friday and/or Saturday nights

Miniversity – Try something new in the arts/culture through these mini courses

University Productions (UP) – Battle of the Bands, Kenner Theatre Movie Series, Music & Comedy Shows, Trips


Community – (Bethlehem)

Banana Factory - Classes in ceramics, glassblowing, drawing, painting, photography. Art Gallery.
Campus Square - Two eateries, Lehigh University bookstore, convenient market, relaxing courtyard.
Community Artists of Bethlehem (CAB)
- Art activist group in South Bethlehem.

Godfrey Daniels - Intimate venue for folk singers in South Side Bethlehem.

Home & Planet - Home décor and more made from recycled products. Art Gallery.

Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild - Local storytelling groups performs and holds workshops.

Monsoon - South Side Bethlehem Art Gallery.
Moravian Book Shop - Oldest bookstore in the world founded in 1745. Books and so much more.

SouthSide Film Institute - Monthly screenings of independent films.

Stone Soup Studios – Unique studio with a tasteful blend of artistic wares.

Touchstone Theatre - Community Theatre Group in South Side Bethlehem.


Places of Local Interest
Allentown Art Museum - Local museum featuring works from local to international artists

Civic Theatre of Allentown - Independent Film Series, Performances, Acting Lessons

Crayola FACTORY (The) - Home of the Crayola Crayon

Martin Guitar Company (The) - Maker of the famous Martin Guitars

Payne Gallery - Art Gallery at Moravian College

Williams Visual Arts Building - Art Gallery/Education Building at Lafayette College

Williams Center for the Arts - Performing arts center at Lafayette College

State Theatre Center for the Arts - Performances from local to international companies in all genres