Arts and activities

USC offers an abundance of arts-related and other educational activities – many of them free or at a significant discount for employees. Check out the many choices below by exploring links to the performances, exhibits and other activities offered on campus and through USC’s arts academies. Also be sure to check out the Gateway event calendar (always available on the front page of the Employee Gateway).


Visions and Voices

Plays and musicals




Classical KUSC
Listen by clicking on the bottom right corner of the Gateway front page – and check out this visit with KUSC personality Rich Capparela

University Choir – this is open to all faculty, staff and students! See our video:


Fisher Museum of Art – USC’s gallery is always free to employees. See a preview of the latest exhibit:

Pacific Asia Museum – located in Pasadena with free admission with your USCard

More art on campus – join us for this whirlwind tour (video below – and watch with this guide in hand to identify all the works shown).

Exposition Park and Rose Garden – right across the street from UPC

Natural History Museum – your USCard admits you for free to the museum

La Brea Tar Pits – free admission with your USCard

Gamble House – located in Pasadena with 10% off admission on regular, public one-hour tours with your USCard

Other activities

Places for prayer/reflection – UPC offers several locations for reflection and prayer