Fine Arts Parents Council

Students at the 2017 College of Fine Arts Annual Scholarship Luncheon

As the parents of young artists and creatives, you are dedicated to supporting your children - driving them to rehearsals and lessons, paying for art supplies and instruments, and cheering them on every step of their journey.

Sending your child to college is both exciting and challenging. As they begin the next chapter of their lives, the Fine Arts Parents Council offers a way for families to stay connected with the college, meet other parents, and support all Fine Arts students by raising funds for scholarships.
 


WHAT'S NEW IN 2019

We are excited to announce the Fine Arts Parents Council will this year become a special auxiliary group of the Fine Arts Advisory Council. This new partnership provides Fine Arts parents with access to all of the benefits of the Advisory Council as well as special programming created just for them. 

Founded in 1957, the Fine Arts Advisory Council is one of the oldest and largest councils at The University of Texas at Austin. With more than 150 members, this group assists with fundraising, advocacy for the arts and arts education, and advising the dean of the college, Doug Dempster. 

Under the umbrella of the Advisory Council, Fine Arts parents will be invited to two meetings annually: an all-day business meeting on the UT campus in the fall and regional meetings in major Texas cities in the spring. They will also receive regular news and insights from Dean Dempster and Executive Director of Development Sondra Lomax. 
 


JOINING THE PARENTS COUNCIL

For more information about joining the Fine Arts Parents Council, contact Assistant Director of Development Natalie Schuessler at (512) 475-7026 or nschuessler@austin.utexas.edu.

 

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