Student Life

Arts and Culture

CF is committed to providing opportunities for arts and culture to students and the community. From student recitals each semester to our ongoing Permanent Art Collection, there are always ways to embrace arts and culture at CF. Explore the options below.
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Your Connection to the Arts.

Appleton Museum

Appleton Museum of Art

Central Florida’s world-class museum, home to an extraordinary permanent collection of over 18,000 objects.

Webber Gallery

Webber Gallery at the Ocala Campus

A 1,956-square-foot exhibit space providing a nucleus of arts and cultural programs for students, faculty and the community.

Visual Artists Society

Visual and Performing Arts Courses

Explore different classes to develop your skills as you work toward your Associate in Arts degree.

Community School of the Arts

Community School of the Arts

Private or group lessons for adults and K-12 students taught by Visual and Performing Arts faculty.

See for Yourself

Live Performances at the Dassance

Located at the Ocala Campus, the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center is open for performing arts events such as theatre productions, vocal and band concerts, speeches, and more. Handicap-accessible seating and companion seats are available, along with a limited number of hearing-assist devices. To schedule an event or get rental fees and information, contact the Auditorium Manager at 352-854-2322, ext. 1585.

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Explore Great Cinema

Ira Holmes International Film Series

Founded in 1962, by CF professor Ira Holmes, the College of Central Florida’s Ira Holmes International Film Series hosts film screenings and talks to educate and inspire individuals through the art of cinema. Each year participants get the opportunity to experience a fascinating collection of films selected from around the globe for their cultural, historical and artistic importance.

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Earn Your Degree

Join the Visual and Performing Arts Program

Our award-winning faculty are here to nurture your talents and expand your knowledge of the arts, preparing you for entrance to a variety of four-year, select admission programs.

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Explore the Campuses

Permanent Art Collection

The College of Central Florida maintains a permanent art collection of more than 500 works of art. The collection is on display throughout Citrus, Levy and Ocala campuses. As you walk through buildings at each campus, you’ll find a rich and diverse range of artwork and sculptures available for viewing.

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