Growing Artists

Perhaps now more than ever—as the world more interconnected, and the workplace more oriented around technology and creativity—arts education is a key to ensuring student success in school, work, and life. Community Art Programs offer multiple avenues for access to the visual arts for young artists. Explore a range of Young Artist programs to nurture and celebrate the creative ability. Classes are available throughout the year, providing age appropriate learning for ages 5 to 17 years old.

UTSA Southwest

The beautiful, historic Southwest campus is home to state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled instructors, top quality equipment and a welcoming community of people who believe in the crucial role that the visual arts play in our society. The Southwest campus is known nationally for its outstanding facilities and for its exhibitions featuring regional, national, and international artists. The campus is an officially recognized Texas Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Youth Art Programs

UTSA Mobile Arts Program

For over 25 years, our Mobile Arts Program (MAP) has served the greater San Antonio area by taking art to the community. MAP provides hands-on learning and demonstrations by practicing artists.

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UTSA Saturday Morning Discovery

Saturday Morning Discovery is a free, introductory art experience designed for children. Children have a hands-on opportunity to work with artist-teachers in a wide variety of media.

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UTSA Summer Art Studio

Summer Art Studios is the most comprehensive and largest summer arts experience for students in San Antonio, offering seven weeks of classes for students ages 5–18.

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UTSA Teen Studio Intensive

This program is for teens (middle and high school) with a strong interest in visual arts looking to develop their individual skills and talent through professional instruction in a serious learning environment.

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Building Community

Community Art classes are delivered through the integration of UTSA and the Southwest School of Art. UTSA's Director of Young Artist Programs Patricia Morales, shares the benefits and advantages of combining resources between UTSA and SSA.

UTSA Community Art Programs

Class Catalog

How to Register

  • Click the 'Register Now' button located on your desired program page.
  • Navigate to your class. Click the 'Add to Cart' button associated with the class. You will be directed to the 'Sign In' page to create your account or log back into an existing account.
  • To sign in, enter your user name and password. If you do not have an account, you can create one quickly by specifying a user name, password, and email address.
  • Once signed in, you will be directed to your class cart where you can complete the registration process completely online.
  • After completing the registration process and remitting payment, you will receive an email containing your registration confirmation.
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