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Welcome to the Academy for Visual and Performing Arts!  Since 2003, we have been supporting the curiosity, passion, and endeavors for the Arts on the Texas A&M University campus and in the Bryan-College Station area.  We host nationally and internationally renowned experimental artists, support innovative experiments by our faculty and students, but also engage our community in current dialogues about the Arts.  We hope you join us to make an impact on the Arts, our community, and society. 

News

  • Teaser image for Army Field Band to Perform at Texas A&M University 

    Army Field Band to Perform at Texas A&M University 

    Army Field Band to Perform at Texas A&M University
    Texas A&M Wind Symphony to guest perform Stars & Stripes Forever; Dr. Tim Rhea to guest conduct Maslanka’s Give Us This Day

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas – As part of its fall concert tour, The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus will continue its long tradition of free public performances as part of the Academy for the Visual & Performing Art's 2019-2020 Season. They will perform at Texas A&M University on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in Rudder Auditorium.
    Free tickets are available to the public at the MSC Box Office.

     

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    Texas A&M University Dance Program and Brazos Dance

    Texas A&M University Dance Program and Brazos Dance Collective present the Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival (BCDF). BCDF is a festival that allows dance companies and dancers to submit works to be performed each year. This year, the performing companies include Dimensions Contemporary Ballet, Kaliopi Movement Collective, Muscle Memory Dance Theatre, Encompass Dance Collective and individual choreographers Jessica Thomas, Erica Santiago, and Samantha Scioneaux.

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    AVPA Now Accepting Faculty Grants Applications

    To support faculty with their research and career goals, the Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts offers three competitive grants for undergraduate and graduate students: AVPA Course Development Grant, AVPA Arts Enhancement Grant and the AVPA Theme Call:  Technologies of Art Grant.

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Events

  • Living Architecture Systems Group -TAMU Exhibition Catalogue
    Sep 09 - Sep 29, 2019

    Living Architecture Systems Group -TAMU Exhibition Catalogue

    Can architecture come alive? Could future buildings think, and feel? The collaborative work of the Living Architecture Systems Group draws on a fundamental desire to dwell in living nature. The Living Architecture collaboration includes architects, engineers and industrial designers from research centres within North America and Europe, led by artist and architect Philip Beesley of Waterloo Architecture. 
  • Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble’s The Art of Luv                (Part 6): Awesome Grotto!
    Oct 03, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble’s The Art of Luv (Part 6): Awesome Grotto!

    Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble (ROKE) describe themselves as “a musical priesthood that explores the metaphysics and mythologies of love, desire, and courtship at the end of the 20th century.” Their work represents the cutting edge of experimental performance, as they combine installation art, ritual, opera, movement, and theatre to create unique experiences for audiences in intimate settings. Their work has been presented at world-renowned performance festivals in New York, Portland, Philadelphia, and beyond.