Arts and Letters Magazine

Destination: A campus for the arts 

The 2019 edition of Arts & Letters Magazine puts the spotlight on Missouri State's music department, which was recently designated an All-Steinway School. 

You'll learn more about that — and many other happenings in music —  in this cover feature: 

Destination Campus for the Arts 

You'll also enjoy stories about beloved alumna Kay Alden Nelson, whose TV writing career is legendary, and our students' contributions to Sculpture Walk Springfield. 

And you'll catch up with the Missouri Fine Arts Academy and discover new ways to engage with language and culture through our department of modern and classical languages.

Extraordinary people doing exceptional things

Legacy of excellence

Kay Alden Nelson received Missouri State University Alumni Association's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Epidemic by Amanda Steimel, part of 2019-20 Sculpture Walk Springfield

Extraordinary opportunities

The work of Missouri State students is on display as part of Sculpture Walk Springfield.

Great ways to engage

Continuing the tradition

Missouri State has been the home of the Missouri Fine Arts Academy since 1996.

Big horizons

The department of modern and classical languages hosts global-inspired events throughout the year.

Student Stories

Our students learn by doing. Check out some of the ways they're applying skills in art, languages, film and leadership.

Faculty Perspectives

Faculty contributors share expertise on some of today's biggest topics.