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Fine Arts Events

September 30th, 2022



The Sarofim School of Fine Arts is pleased to present a recital featuring our talented vocal and instrumental music students.


Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

Date & Time

September 30 - 3:00pm
How I Became a Pirate

How I Became a Pirate

Ahoy! Join the Theatre Department for a jolly musical on the high seas.


Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

Date & Time

September 30 - 7:30pm


Fine Arts News

  • Fayez Sarofim
    In Memoriam: Fayez Sarofim

    Southwestern University honors the passing of a longtime friend and benefactor.

  • Paisley Blair, Mother Pearl, Oil and holographic vinyl on panel, 21 x 21”, 2021.
    B.F.A. and B.A. Senior Art Exhibitions

    Paisley Blair, Ila Dannelley, Jack Doloszycki, Olivia Gray, Lily Loose, Mattie Mint | March 22–27, 2022

  • Hattie Fischer, Left Ear, Oil and concrete on linen, 34" x 18", 2021
    B.F.A. and B.A. Senior Art Exhibitions

    Hattie Fischer, Maylin Sanchez, Hanna Sanderson, and Laila Saqer | March 2 – 6, 2022

  • Patti Warashina, Gossipmongers, Low fire clay, underglaze, glaze, mixed media, 49" x 84" x 84", 2010

    January 18–February 20, 2022

  • Jake Pawelek, SREWOLF TSOHG, Mixed media on industrial wrap, 115” x 180”, 2019
    Seeking Form: Alumni Art Exhibit

    September 21 – October 31, 2021

  • James Venhaus '91 faces the camera in front of outdoor scenery. He is wearing a striped shirt and glasses.
    The Tale of a Playwright

    James Venhaus ’91 details his story as a published playwright and fine arts educator, sharing wisdom based on his real-world experiences with the theatre industry for the benefit of current and future Southwestern theatre students.

  • Jasmine Thomas '12 is depicted teaching. She is wearing a black shirt with a name tag, golden earrings, and glasses. Behind her is a yellow shelf with a globe sitting on top of it.
    Theatre in the Classroom

    Jasmine Renee Thomas ’12 shares her past experiences as a Southwestern theatre student and how they set the stage for her personal and professional development as an educator.

  • Mauro Garcia ’18, in a white lab coat, injects a series of test tubes in a laboratory.
    Singer, Scientist, and Exceptional Scholar

    Chemist and countertenor Mauro Garcia ’18 will be pursuing a doctorate in pharmacology and molecular sciences at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine on a full-ride scholarship.

  • A socially distanced outdoor theatre performance.
    That Fine Arts Finesse

    Making art in unprecedented times requires creative adaptation.

  • Brielle Read ’20 in Desierto De Atacama, Chile
    A World Traveler

    Fulbright Scholar Brielle Read ’20 has been traveling the world and making a difference since the tender age of 14.