Student Life

Arts & Culture

Interested in arts & cultural events? Tampa offers hundreds of options, but some of the best events and venues in town are right here at USF.

College of The Arts Events

The arts at USF thrive with more than 300 yearly concerts, performances, exhibitions, lectures, symposia and festivals open to students and the community, many free of charge. Browse the event calendar and learn more.

Contemporary Art Museum

The Contemporary Art Museum presents significant exhibitions of contemporary art from around the world and maintains the university's art collection, comprised of more than 5,000 works. Explore current and past exhibitions and learn about upcoming events.


Graphicstudio is a world-renowned research atelier. Over 100 leading international contemporary artists have created more than 600 limited edition fine art works at the studio in collaboration with the university's master printers. See the artists and their work.

Centre Gallery

Centre Gallery is a free, student-run exhibition space in the Marshall Student Center showcasing innovative, contemporary art. Explore the current show and past exhibitions.

Botanical Gardens

Explore a living collection of more than 3,000 plants, animals and natural habitats on the southwest corner of campus. The gardens attract more than 35,000 visitors annually and house ongoing research projects.

Public Art

The Public Art program at USF has worked with many of the nation’s most prominent public artists to enhance the aesthetics and cultural life of our campus by developing responsive works of art for display in various gathering places inside and between the buildings on campus. Browse through the gallery of works to learn more.