The Community School of the Arts serves the Fort Smith Community and surrounding region by providing high-quality instruction in music, theatre, dance, and visual art.  Children, youth, and even adults can participate in after-school, evening, and weekend classes and lessons.

CSA holds to a philosophy of artistic excellence in everything we do.  We offer programs and activities that meet the needs and interests of all students. Our programming is provided by top artists and professionals who love to work with young people as we seek to make a difference in the lives of the next generation. 

In addition to classes and lessons, performances, productions, and exhibits are of top priority at CSA.  We want all students to experience the thrill of presenting their craft to others. Family friendly and family focused entertainment is central to all that we do at CSA.  Get ready for a great line-up of shows. CSA is your arts connection!

The National Guild of Community Schools of the
Arts is America’s service association for community arts education organizations that provide access to high-quality sequential instruction so that all people may participate in the arts according to their interests and abilities. In concert with this dynamic network, the guild researches and promotes best practices, provides opportunities for professional development and dialogue, advocates for broad access, and makes grants to the field.