The National Music Museum is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its renowned collections include more than 14,500 instruments from virtually all historical periods. Friday-noon brown bag lunch programs feature concerts with appearances from artists from around the world.
The Oscar Howe Collection holds the largest collection of work by internationally celebrated American Indian artist Oscar Howe who served on the USD faculty for 25 years.
University Art Galleries presents contemporary and historical exhibitions featuring works by international, national, regional and local artists, produces educational programs, and hosts a permanent collection of more than 1,600 pieces of art.
The Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts annually hosts dozens of USD concerts, plays and dance performances. The state-of-the-art facility includes studios, galleries, labs, concert halls and a 450-seat proscenium theatre.