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Austin Peay State University’s Community School of the Arts to hold Open House on January 25th


Austin Peay State University Community School for the ArtsClarksville, TN – On Saturday, January 25th, 2020, the Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Austin Peay State University (APSU) will host an open house from 2:00pm-5:00pm in the Art + Design Building on campus.

The event is free and no registration is required.

Community School of the Arts open house to be held at Austin Peay State University on Saturday, January 25th.

Community School of the Arts open house to be held at Austin Peay State University on Saturday, January 25th.

Prospective students and parents will have a chance to tour the classrooms where CSA classes take place, meet CSA instructors and experience short class demonstrations.

Visitors can also enter to win a free CSA class.

“It’s an exciting time of growth for the CSA, and we are thrilled to share our programs with new and returning students and their families,” Dawn Dickins, the CSA’s coordinator, said. “We invite the public to the open house to meet our talented staff and see what the CSA has to offer.”

Community engagement is at the heart of the CSA. All classes offered through CSA are affordable and open to the public. While fees vary, enrollment at Austin Peay State University is not required to take part in any CSA course and most classes do not require any prior experience.

CSA courses are skill-based, allowing students to focus on personal goals. Without competition or the pressure to perform, students can enjoy a relaxed environment while still learning from the experts.

CSA Spring 2020 classes include:

  • Advanced Ceramics
  • Art for Teens
  • Art for Children
  • Mindful Art (for 5th -8th grade)
  • Digital Photography
  • The Short Film
  • Beginning Knitting
  • Beginning Guitar
  • Beginning Ukulele
  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Expression Through Dance I and II
  • Creative Writing for Military and Families



If you’d like to attend the open house, please arrive at the APSU Art + Design building between 2:00pm-5:00pm. Registration for Spring 2020 classes ends February 1st.

To learn more and register for courses, visit the CSA’s website at or contact Dickins by phone at 931.221.7034, or by email at .




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