Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with Arts & Humanities! Check out the options below.

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Belletrist text in white on black background

Belletrist is a literary arts journal publishing out of Bellevue College. Every year we gather work from our diverse population of students and nestle it alongside established writers and artists from across the country in an annual print issue.

The Watchdog

The Watchdod logo. Text that reads Student voice of Bellevue College

Published weekly since 1967, The Watchdog is the student voice of Bellevue College, covering news and issues affecting the campus community, and is written, edited and managed by Bellevue College students.

Music Ensembles

Concert choir in a large auditorium

The Music Department offers many different performing groups and ensembles. For more information on how to get involved, please visit the Music Department’s website.

BC Dance Company

dancer on stage

Bellevue College Dance Company (BCDC), under the guidance of the director and run by the students has several opportunities throughout the year to perform. Dancers can be trained in any style or genre of dance. For more information, visit the BCDC website.

Study Abroad

Photo of a volcano in Costa Rica

Interested in studying abroad while at Bellevue College? Find out more about programs available to BC students.

Student Clubs

There are many clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. Arts & Humanities is home to several such as the Philosophy Club, the VR Club, Film Club, Communication Club, Art and Photography Clubs, and several World Language Clubs.

The Office of Student Engagement is here for students! Visit them today.

Art Gallery Space

Person in a black tank top laying over a piece of wood in the art installation in the BC gallery.

The Bellevue College Gallery Space is dedicated to providing the campus and community with the opportunity to view high quality artwork from a multiplicity of backgrounds, styles and media. The Gallery Space is located on the second floor of the D Building, room D 271, above the Library.

Carlson Theatre

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The Theatre Arts Department of Drama and Dance performs in the Carlson and Stop Gap Studio Theatres, both housed in the Carlson Theatre Building, Building E. The 300 seat Carlson Theatre was named after Bud Carlson, founder of the BC Drama Department.

Division Events

The Water Engine – Theatre Arts

The Water Engine - Theatre Arts

Nov. 9-11 and 16-18 @ 7:30 p.m. Set in 1934 amidst the Century of Progress World’s Fair in Chicago, The Water Engine centers on amateur inventor Charlie Lang who has created an engine that runs on distilled water. It could change the world! Ridiculed, dismissed, and threatened lawyers, corporate execs and hit men Charlie won’t ...

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Current Resident Artist

Von Coffin Residency: Oct. 23 - Nov. 17  Exhibition: Nov. 18 – Dec. 10 Von Coffin (b. 1983 Kirkland, WA) lives on the Coffin family farm in Redmond, Washington. They are trans, non-binary, and bipolar. Education includes MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Yale University (2016) and BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2007). Recent exhibitions include ...

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Last Updated November 16, 2023