College of the Arts Day at the Beach - April 15 2023

CSULB Day at the Beach
College of the Arts Showcase

Saturday April 15, 2023
9:00am-3:00pm on the Cal State Long Beach campus

10:30am-12:00pm in College of the Arts Facilities throughout the campus


CSULB’s Day at the Beach 2023 event welcomes first-time, first-year and transfer students admitted to CSULB for the Fall 2023 semester. Day at The Beach aims to give admitted students and their families an in-depth look at the academic experience within our college. Participants can meet with faculty and current students, and learn more about academic departments, degree programs, and class experiences.

Please RSVP with Day at The Beach to attend the campus-wide event. No additional RSVP is required to attend the College of the Arts showcases that are taking place at the College of the Arts Academic facilities.

           School of Art – Fine Arts Building 1 (FA1), FA2, FA3, FA4
                      located on the South East side of the Campus

           Department of Dance – Dance Center
                      located due East of the CSULB Pyramid

           Department of Design – Design Building
                      located on the corner of Palo Verde and State University Dr.

           Department of Film & Electronic Arts – University Telecommunications Center
                      located on the South East corner of the Campus

           Bob Cole Conservatory of Music – University Music Center
                      located due East of the CSULB Pyramid

           Department of Theatre Arts – Theatre Arts Building
                      located on the South East corner of the Campus

Event Schedule for Day at The Beach

The following is the schedule for the campus-wide Day at The Beach event.

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Welcome @ Walter Pyramid 
    (tickets required-RSVP and Ticket Link Above)
  • 10:30am-12:00pm: College Showcases 
    (see College of the Arts Menu of Opportunities below)
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm: Campus Resource Fair

View the detailed Day at The Beach event schedule.


Parking will be free for the day on Saturday, April 15 to accommodate guests attending Day at The Beach. You will not need to purchase a parking permit when you arrive at CSULB.

Please see Day at The Beach - Directions and Parking for additional information.

College of the Arts Menu of Opportunities

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Welcome to Campus at the Walter Pyramid
  • 10:00am-10:30am: Explore the campus and find your Arts and Academic Home (Use the Interactive Map or follow the Department Banners to each Department Facility)
  • 10:30am-12:00pm: Department Showcases:
    • School of Art:
      • Bookbinding in FA2-202 hosted by Art Education Program
      • Screenprinting in FA1-103 hosted by Printmaking Program
      • Metal Stamping in FA2-104 hosted by Metals and Jewelry Program
      • Woodworking Demo in FA3-114 hosted by Woodworking Program
      • Fibers Demo and Fashion Show in Student Art Gallery Courtyard hosted by Fibers Program
    • Department of Dance:
      • Facility Tours Available Upon Request
      • CSULB Dance is hosting admitted Dance Majors for a special day of activities and performances on 4/22
    • Department of Design:
      • Design Student Work Showcase in DESN building and the Duncan Anderson Design Gallery
      • Design Degrees Information Table and Tours – DESN Building Entrance
    • Department of Film & Electronic Arts:
      • Student Film Screenings in UTC-127
      • Q&A with Film Chair Adam Moore in UTC-127
      • Facility Renovation and Remodel Display in UTC-127
    • Bob Cole Conservatory of Music:
      • Music Education Information – C205
      • Jazz Combos – Outdoor Amphitheater
      • Electronic Music Program Information – Electronic Music Lab
      • Chamber Music – C100
      • Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Tours – Meet/Start at the Daniel Recital Hall
    • Department of Theatre Arts:
      • Improv Workshop – TA241 (2nd Floor)
      • Acting Class – TA 24/26 (Basement Level)
      • Technical Rehearsal Walkthrough/Tour – Theatre Arts Studio Theatre
      • Theatre Arts Building Tour – Meet in the Theatre Arts Lobby

Performance, Exhibitions, and Creative Opportunities Abound!

The CSULB College of the Arts is expansive and ambitious in offering a wide-range of opportunities for creative exploration, performance, exhibition, and art making at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

  • The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music features more than 20 separate ensembles that rehearse and perform together regularly.
  • The Department of Theatre Arts presents four separate mainstage shows each year and weekly student produced productions during the academic semesters.
  • The School of Art manages seven separate exhibition spaces dedicated to showcasing student work, with weekly rotating exhibitions opening every Sunday with new student work.
  • The Department of Design offers its own dedicated exhibition space and regularly provides students with chances to enter regional, national, and international design competitions.
  • The Department of Dance lives in a performance and rehearsal space with seven separate dance studios, a 200+ seat theatre used exclusively for dance performances, along with a wellness lab and a full Pilates studio. 
  • The Department of Film & Electronic Arts provides undergraduate students with extensive hands-on filmmaking experience and regularly dominates the state-wide CSU Media Arts Festival, winning awards in Documentary, Experimental, Animation, and Narrative filmmaking each year.

After the Event - Next Steps

We hope that you agree, after you’ve had a chance to explore our campus, that The Beach is the place to be!

If you are ready to commit to CSULB and the exceptional arts training offered here, you’ll find the next steps to take on the webpages below:

We look forward to seeing you on campus!