The Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University offers a world-class arts education to our students, and serves the Central Texas community by offering a wide selection of events, each year, in performance and visual arts.

Our programs lead to the BA in studio art, art history, music, and theatre, as well as the BFA in Studio Art and the BMus in music.  We also provide programs to minor in architecture and design.  All are designed to prepare graduates for a variety of paths in and out of the arts: teaching, professional work, or graduate school.

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 Upcoming Season Events

July 25th, 2017

  • Image preview Leonard Lehrer: A Retrospective
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    All Day

    Southwestern University’s Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery presents Leonard Lehrer: A Retrospective, an art exhibition featuring drawings, paintings, and prints from a thirty-four year period of Lehrer’s artistic production.

September 14th, 2017

September 18th, 2017

  • Image preview Sarofim Music Series: William Fedkenheuer
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department presents William Fedkenheuer to begin the 2017-2018 Sarofim Music Series.

September 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to open the 2017-2018 Season with “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball.

September 23rd, 2017

  • Image preview Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to open the 2017-2018 Season with “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball.

September 24th, 2017

  • Image preview Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    3:00pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to open the 2017-2018 Season with “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball.

September 29th, 2017

  • Image preview Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to open the 2017-2018 Season with “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball.

September 30th, 2017

  • Image preview Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to open the 2017-2018 Season with “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball.

October 1st, 2017

  • Image preview Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    3:00pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to open the 2017-2018 Season with “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball.

October 3rd, 2017

  • Image preview Sarofim Music Series: Andrew Zohn
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is excited to welcome Andrew Zohn.

October 19th, 2017

November 14th, 2017

  • Image preview Sarofim Music Series: TEMP
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is delighted to welcome the Texas Early Music Project (TEMP) to the Alma Thomas Theater.

November 17th, 2017

  • Image preview Noises Off
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is delighted to present the laugh out loud farce of the season, “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn.

November 18th, 2017

  • Image preview Noises Off
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is delighted to present the laugh out loud farce of the season, “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn.

November 19th, 2017

  • Image preview Noises Off
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    3:00pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is delighted to present the laugh out loud farce of the season, “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn.

December 1st, 2017

  • Image preview Noises Off
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is delighted to present the laugh out loud farce of the season, “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn.

December 2nd, 2017

  • Image preview Noises Off
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is delighted to present the laugh out loud farce of the season, “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn.

December 3rd, 2017

  • Image preview Noises Off
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbins Jones Theater
    3:00pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is delighted to present the laugh out loud farce of the season, “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn.

February 27th, 2018

  • Image preview Sarofim Concert Series: Links Duo
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is thrilled to feature Links Duo in the Sarofim Music Series.

March 1st, 2018

  • Image preview A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” with a Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart and Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The musical was originally produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince.

March 2nd, 2018

  • Image preview A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” with a Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart and Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The musical was originally produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince.

March 3rd, 2018

  • Image preview A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” with a Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart and Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The musical was originally produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince.

March 4th, 2018

  • Image preview A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is excited to present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” with a Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart and Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The musical was originally produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince.

March 6th, 2018

  • Image preview Sarofim Music Series: Laura Downes
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to welcome Lara Downes to the Alma Thomas Theater.

March 27th, 2018

  • Image preview Sarofim Music Series: Coleman Itzkoff
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is excited to have Coleman Itzkoff join us in the Alma Thomas Theater.

April 13th, 2018

  • Image preview A Bright Room Called Day
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is proud to present “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner.

April 14th, 2018

  • Image preview A Bright Room Called Day
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is proud to present “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner.

April 15th, 2018

  • Image preview A Bright Room Called Day
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    3:00pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is proud to present “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner.

April 17th, 2018

  • Image preview Sarofim Music Series: Adam Neiman
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is thrilled to welcome Adam Neiman to close our 2017-2018 Sarofim Music Series.

April 20th, 2018

  • Image preview A Bright Room Called Day
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is proud to present “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner.

April 21st, 2018

  • Image preview A Bright Room Called Day
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is proud to present “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner.

April 22nd, 2018

  • Image preview A Bright Room Called Day
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    3:00pm
    Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is proud to present “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner.