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
Talk: Symphony of the Soil: Environmental Documentary Practice with Deborah Koons Garcia
May 16, 2015 7:00 PM
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy

Environmental filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia is the director of the acclaimed films The Future of Food and Symphony of the Soil.  For the last 15 years, she has focused primarily on films about agriculture and the food system.