For over 50 years, artists of all ages and from all around the greater San Antonio area have relied on Southwest School of Art for quality art education.  Our community classes provide a great learning environment for anyone who has a desire to make art and values individualized attention! The beautiful, historic 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 visual arts plays in our society. 

Our community arts program includes Fall, Spring and Summer sessions for adults ages 18 and older.  The classes are also open to high school students, with written permission of the Department Chair. 

We also offer a wide range of Young Artist programs to kindle, nurture and celebrate the creative ability of young artists.  A variety of offerings are available throughout the year, providing age appropriate learning for ages ranging from 5 to 17 years old.

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