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The School of Visual and Performing Arts is dedicated to the principle that our wide variety of programs is central to a liberal college education and essential in preparing students to meet the challenges of life and society. Furthermore, our faculty and staff are especially conscious of the importance of life-long learning opportunities and the enrichment our curriculum brings to our diverse community.

The VPA serves thousands of students each semester in core, elective, and major course work. We also have hundreds of students seeking degrees and certificates within our 31 programs and fourteen academic and occupational departments. The school has 15 full-time faculty, 50 adjunct lecturers, and approximately 20 full-time and part-time support staff.

You will find in the School of Visual and Performing Arts an extraordinary faculty and staff enriching student life and
opening new windows of opportunity in transfer education and vocational training.

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Student Invitational 2017 - April 10 - May 11, 2017

Chaffey College and the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art are pleased to present Student Invitational 2017 from April 10 - May 11, 2017. There will be a reception for the artists on April 11 from 4-6pm and a panel discussion with the artists on April 26 from 12:30 - 2pm at the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of this juried exhibition, featuring Chaffey College student artists. In this rigorous program, the selected artists work closely with faculty, the museum curators, and other art professionals to create a new body of work, culminating in a professional quality group exhibition at the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art.

Student Invitational 2017 will feature work by Crystal Dickerson-Hancock, Eduardo Galvez, Raylene Jimenez, Vienna Medina, Jesus Meza, Victoria Ramirez, Tiffany Smith, Joshua Vega, and Lily Welling. Student Invitational 2017 is instructed by Mark Lewis.


DANCE CONNECTION - CHAFFEY DANCE CONCERT 2017 - April 27, 28, & 28 at 7:30 pm, April 30 at 2:00 pm
Chaffey College Dance Department presents

Dance Connection
Chaffey Spring Dance Concert 2017

Headed by artistic director, Michele Jenkins

The annual spring dance concert celebrates the diversity of dance cultivating creativity and physical expression with an energetic mix of modern dance, classical and contemporary ballet, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre, tap, and ballroom. With the choreographic and dance-performing talents of faculty, students, and guest artists.

Dance Connection offers something for everyone in a dynamic and thought-provoking performance of varied dance styles filled with passion and kinetic intensity! Come and share the joy and inspiration of this annual favorite!

Tickets are $13 and available at the Chaffey Bookstore
or the online box office at

Being Dead/Being Alive

School of Visual and Perfoming Arts presents Being Dead / Being Alive

Chaffey College
Chamber Choir & Concert Choir

Dr. David Rentz, director

Featuring Handel’s Zadok the Priest,
Selection from the Mozart Requiem, vocal
jazz arrangements of classics from
the American Songbook, and
Favorites by Stephen Sondheim.

Thursday, May 4, 2017
at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
at 2:30 pm.

Chaffey College Theatre
$12 general admission
Tickets are available online at,
and at the door.
Call 909-652-6067 for more information.

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Music Celebration

Music Celebration
Directed by Patrick Aranda

Great Music from the
Classics, Hollywood,
Pop, and Jazz

Featuring the Chaffey College
Community Concert Band,
the Chaffey College Jazz Ensemble
and Special Guest
The Amanda Castro Band.

May 5, 5017
7:30 pm.

Tickets: $12
Box Office 909/652-6067







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National Poetry Month Reading

April 12, 2017 at 1230-150pm

Wignall Museum Patio

Join Professors Dowd and Tulacro for a poetry reading featuring student talent in honor of National Poetry Month. Light refreshments will be served. Special thanks to ASCC for their support!

music + art
Student Invitational Listening Party

May 10, 2017 at 1230-150pm

Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art

Join Professor Rentz and his students as they present a listening party of original work to accompany the visual work on view by student artists who are participating in the Student Invitational 2017 exhibition on view at the Wignall Museum.

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This series is presented by the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art Advisory Committee as part of
their initiative Ask Art: Using the Museum to Make Curricular Connections.

For more information on this exhibition and related programming, please visit us online.

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