Arts on Campus

Ballroom Dance Club

The club provides beginner lessons, social dances, performances and teams for dance competitions and fun. Offerings include tango, waltz and swing. For more information, email or find the club on Facebook.

Creative Arts Club

Started in 2004, the club offers a space for students to create art and connect with a wonderful community of artists on campus. All supplies are provided, and meetings alternate weekly between more guided workshops and open studio time. For more information, contact

Mines Creative Writing Club

The club is a student-run group which hosts frequent gatherings and literature-related guest speakers. For more information, email

Filmmakers at Mines

Founded in Spring 2017 to provide students with the means to make creative film content, the club makes creative short films, covering all genres, and provides videography services for various events on campus. Find the club’s most recent projects on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

High Grade Journal of the Arts

Founded in 1976, High Grade is Mines’ annual art and literary journal, featuring all genres of original fiction, poetry, photography, art and music from students, faculty, staff and alumni. View the publication online at

Improv club

Founded in Spring 2016, this club teaches students improvised comedy and has a performance team which performs at theaters along the Front Range. For more information, email

Mines Little Theatre

A free, student-run club that puts on several plays in the fall semester and a musical in the spring semester. Recent productions include “Young Frankenstein” and Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Find the club on Facebook for more information.

Mines Photography Club

One of the fastest growing clubs on campus, the group was created to provide students with a platform to share their passion and love for photography and improve their photography skills. To see student work and for more information, visit the club’s Facebook page.

Read more about arts on campus in the summer 2017 issue of Mines Magazine.