School of the Arts

Welcome to the School of the Arts

We prepare creative and civic professionals to thrive in a fast-paced field of arts, entertainment, and media. We are a center of innovation and multidisciplinary engagement with internationally recognized faculty and a direct pipeline to extraordinary public and private sector opportunities in Northwest Indiana, Chicago, and beyond.

About Us


The Music Program offers a range of classes that touch upon performance, musicology, and composition.

Check out our Music classes


Explore techniques and technologies critical to research and evaluation, leadership, and collaboration.

Study Communications


Campus galleries and theatres highlight risk-taking, experimental or boundary-crossing work.

Explore More Here


Experience live performances in our new, professional theater spaces: a 500-seat mainstage auditorium and an experimental black box theater.

Explore Theatre Northwest


WIUN RedHawk Radio is a student-run internet radio station located in the School of the Arts. In-person, broadcast and online programming are produced and streamed from a state-of-the-art studio with acoustically treated booths and essential equipment necessary for managing and mixing shows.

Join Northwest Indiana's premier School of the Arts

Office Hours

Monday ‑ Friday
8:00 a.m. ‑ 5:00 p.m.

Phone Number

(219) 980‑6730

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Mailing Address

School of the Arts
IU Northwest
3400 Broadway
Arts and Sciences Building
Gary, Indiana 46408

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