HCC's Visual & Performing Arts Programs are designed to foster excellence in creative expression. Whether serving the student planning to transfer to a college or the student exploring new avenues of imagination, the  purpose is the same: To place technique and discipline at the service of creative vision.

Visual & Performing Arts Programs


Explore your interests in printmaking, design and other disciplines with trained professional artists as your professors. Read more »


Acquire the technique, discipline and experience needed to develop your creative potential in dance. Read more »


Discover your creative potential as you take part in on-stage performances and on-screen productions. Read more »


Explore your creative side as you learn to read and play music. Read more »

SW ART - “The Struggle to Evolve Before the End of Time”

Apr 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at West Loop Art Gallery

Exhibition features the digital photo collages of Daryl Thetford. The featured artwork depicts man’s struggle, pain and search for resolution. According to Thetford, man’s search is akin to poetry with bits and pieces woven together to create moments of wonder, insight, resolution and pain.