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The Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts (AVPA) at Texas A&M University advances the arts on campus and in the Brazos Valley, providing opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to experience, study and make art. Specifically, the AVPA:

  • Produces public performances and exhibitions
  • Sponsors guest artist residencies
  • Offers grants to support student and faculty research, creativity and teaching

AVPA Resources

The purpose of these grants is to enhance students' learning in the visual and performing arts in the Brazos Valley and further the field of arts education in research and practice.

See what events are happening on campus and throughout the Brazos Valley.


Dr. James R. Ball, III

Dr. James R. Ball, III

  • Director
  • Academy for Visual and Performing Arts