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.

For more information on auditions and scholarships provided to fine arts majors, please click here.

Upcoming Season Events

January 24th, 2017

January 27th, 2017

  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    3:00pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present a Musicale consisting of student solo and ensemble works.

January 31st, 2017

  • Image preview Luis Camnitzer: Unbound
    12:00pm
    The Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Studio Art Department proudly presents “Luis Camnitzer: Unbound.” (Through March 6, 2017.)

February 4th, 2017

  • Image preview Austin Civic Orchestra
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Art’s Music Department is pleased to present the Austin Civic Orchestra in concert, featuring faculty member and conductor Dr. Lois Ferrari.

February 7th, 2017

February 14th, 2017

February 17th, 2017

  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present a Musicale consisting of student solo and ensemble works.
  • Image preview In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present “In the Next Room: The Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl.

February 18th, 2017

  • Image preview In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present “In the Next Room: The Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl.

February 19th, 2017

  • Image preview In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    3:00pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present “In the Next Room: The Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl.

February 24th, 2017

  • Image preview In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present “In the Next Room: The Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl.

February 25th, 2017

  • Image preview In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present “In the Next Room: The Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl.

February 26th, 2017

  • Image preview In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    3:00pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present “In the Next Room: The Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl.
  • Image preview Student Honors Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present the Student Honors Recital consisting of selected exceptional music students.

March 7th, 2017

March 21st, 2017

March 24th, 2017

  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    3:00pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present a Musicale consisting of student solo and ensemble works.

April 4th, 2017

April 8th, 2017

  • Image preview Southwestern University Chorale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present the Southwestern University Chorale in concert under the direction of Dr. Kenny Sheppard.

April 9th, 2017

April 18th, 2017

  • Image preview Southwestern University Percussion Ensemble
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present the Southwestern University Percussion Ensemble in concert directed by Dr. Matthew Teodori.

April 21st, 2017

  • Image preview Don Juan Project: A Lecture-Performance
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present 

    “Don Juan Project: A Lecture-Performance”

    Devised by Sergio Costola and Matthew Murphy   

    Lyrics by Lorenzo da Ponte

    Music by Jason Hoogerhyde

April 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview Don Juan Project: A Lecture-Performance
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    7:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present 

    “Don Juan Project: A Lecture-Performance”

    Devised by Sergio Costola and Matthew Murphy   

    Lyrics by Lorenzo da Ponte

    Music by Jason Hoogerhyde

April 23rd, 2017

  • Image preview Don Juan Project: A Lecture-Performance
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    3:00pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Theatre Department is pleased to present 

    “Don Juan Project: A Lecture-Performance”

    Devised by Sergio Costola and Matthew Murphy   

    Lyrics by Lorenzo da Ponte

    Music by Jason Hoogerhyde

April 25th, 2017

April 26th, 2017

  • Image preview Southwestern University Singers
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    12:30pm
    Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present the Southwestern University Singers in concert under the direction of Dr. Kenny Sheppard.