About the Divisionopen

Welcome to the Creative Arts Division at De Anza College, where the departments of Art, Dance and Theatre, Film/TV, Music, and Photography live. We offer a full range of courses in a variety of degree and certificate patterns to serve students, all taught by superb faculty and staff in outstanding facilities.

We invite you to be a part of the arts by participating in classes in Art History, Animation, Ceramics, Dance, Film and TV history and production, Graphic Design, instrumental and electronic Music, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Spatial Art, and more. Join us and attend a musical or dance concert, view student films, and visit the art work on display at the Euphrat Museum of Art.

At De Anza College the arts connect our diverse community, helping everyone find commonality in creative expression. Through the Creative Arts you will find shared values and experiences that bridge cultural, ethnic, and ideological boundaries.

Department Program Websites

Division Office Hours 

  • Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Dean's Office

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Daniel Smith

Dean of Creative Arts


Silvia Bichler

Division Admin Assistant


Office Location
Building A4, Room A47
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