Our Mission

The College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin prepares students for the creation, practice, study, criticism and teaching of theĀ arts, in a context that emphasizes cultural diversity, community engagement and technological innovation. The College is a leading institution in advancing the arts through research and the creation of new work, preserving the past while striving to define the future of artistic traditions. It is committed to exploring the interrelationships among the arts and among the arts and other disciplines. Through presenting performances and exhibitions, the College seeks to deepen understanding of the arts, to expand audiences, and to enrich the quality of life, at the University, community, state, nation and world.