The Department of the Arts offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Electronic Arts, and an undergraduate program in Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication (EMAC) offered jointly with the Department of Communication and Media.

The Arts Department features an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to the arts with a focus on the use of electronic media in artistic creation and performance. The faculty's work is represented internationally in museums, galleries, festivals, publications, and performances.



Music Ensembles

  • The Rensselaer Orchestra
  • The Rensselaer Concert Choir 
  • The Rensselaer Chamber Music Ensembles
  • The Rensselaer Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
Dr. Ade Knowles and Ensemble Congeros to Perform at Troy Music Hall
September 26, 2014 6:00 PM
Troy Music Hall

Ade Knowles, Professor of Practice in the Arts, will lead Ensemble Congeros in a performance at the Troy Music Hall on September 26th, at 6:00 pm, as part of “Troy Night Out”. Jeanine Ouderkirk, one of the Capital Region’s top vocalists and instrumentalist will join Ensemble Congeros as Guest Artist. No admission charge.