Fine Arts

Fine Arts at Austin ISD

The Austin ISD Fine Arts Department believes that a Fine Arts education is essential for the development of the whole child. The arts provide students with unique experiences that allow them to explore their passions, maximize their creativity and critical thinking skills, and learn valuable lessons about self-motivation, dedication, teamwork and communication.

2024 Austin ISD Summer Theatre Series

Shrek the Musical

Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesory

  • July 18, 7:00 PM
  • July 19, 7:00 PM (ASL & Audio Description)
  • July 20, 2:00 PM (Spanish Translation), 7:00 PM

    The Twelve Huntsmen

By Brian Daniel Oglesby

  • July 11-13

General Admission: $15
Staff & Students: $10

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Shrek the Musical

Libro y letra de David Lindsay-Abaire
Música de Jeanine Tesory

  • 18 julio, 7:00 PM
  • 19 julio, 7:00 PM (ASL y descripción de audio)
  • 20 julio, 2:00 PM (traducción al español), 7:00 PM

    The Twelve Huntsmen

Por Brian Daniel Oglesby

  • Julio 11-13

Entrada general: $15
Personal y estudiantes: $10


Fine Arts Tools for Success

AISD is a recognized leader in urban education and is dedicated to providing an arts-rich education for every student. Fine Arts education is available at all 117 schools. Every elementary student in the district receives a high-quality education in:

  • Music
  • Visual Arts

Secondary schools throughout AISD offer many different Fine Arts strands for students to pursue:

  • Band
  • Choir
  • Dance
  • Guitar
  • Orchestra
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts

Each of these sequential courses, all of which feature a meaningful and rigorous curriculum taught by expert staff, provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for cognitive, creative, emotional and social growth. By enrolling in these Fine Arts courses, students are also eligible to participate in clinics and contests such as All-City Guitar, All-City Band, All-City Choir, UIL Concert and Sight Reading, One Act Play, Dance Spectacular and Visual Art Scholastic Event, as well as various concerts, events and art exhibits throughout the community. Fine Arts students from AISD have won numerous district, state and national awards and scholarships, and many have gone on to pursue the arts in higher education and beyond.

In addition to Fine Arts education, Austin ISD offers Fine Arts Academies for students interested in an accelerated arts curriculum.


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