• Increase creative learning and the arts for Austin young people
  • Create arts-rich schools for each and every student
  • Create a community network that supports the arts-rich life for every child
  • Develop leaders and systems to sustain quality creative learning.
  • Demonstrate measurable impacts on students, teachers, schools and our community.

Measuring Impact

2015-16 CLI Annual Report

Working to make certain all Austin ISD attend arts-rich schools and live in creative learning communities...

Founding Arts Partners

Strategic Arts Partners


Academy of Tango - Texas

Agni the Dance Company

Alamo Drafthouse

Alianza Cultural Latinoamericana

All Rhythms

Amphion Youth Choir

Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre

Anthropos Arts

Armstrong Community Music School

Art Alliance Austin

Art Amore Studios


Artistic Education Company

Austin Bat Cave

Austin Book Arts Center

Austin Chamber Music Center

Austin Children's Choir

Austin Children’s Theater

Austin Classical Ballet

Austin Classical Guitar

Austin Community College

Austin Community Steelband

Austin Creative Pathways

Austin Dance India

Austin Film Kids

Austin Film Society

Austin FilmWorks

Austin Flamenco Academy

Austin Girls’ Choir

Austin Green Art

Austin Guitar School

Austin Jazz Society

Austin Jazz Workshop

Austin Museum Of Digital Art (Amoda)

Austin Nature & Science Center

Austin Opera

Austin Public Library Foundation

Austin School Of Music

Austin School Of Photography

Austin School for the Performing & Visual Arts

Austin Scottish Rite Theater

Austin Shakespeare

Austin Soundwaves

Austin Summer Musical for Children

Austin Symphony

Austin Tinkering School

Austin Youth Orchestra (Ayo) Program

Awesome Art!

B*Tru Arts

Bachus Center For The Performing Arts

Ballet Austin

Ballet Southwest Academy

Baron’s Men, The

Bibliographia Arts

Big Medium

Blanton Museum of Art

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

Bramaya African Dance & Drum

Brazilian Arts Foundation

Brush Square Museums

Buzz Productions

Camp Fire

Capital Music Center

Center For Educator Development In Fine Arts

Center Stage Austin

Childbloom Guitar Program, The

Chula League

Church of the Friendly Ghost


Cinema du Cannes Project

Classical Music for the World

Co-Lab Projects

Corazon Latino Studios

Creative Action

Creative Opportunity Orchestra

Creative Side

DA! Theatre Collective

Dance Another World

Dance Umbrella

Dance Waterloo

Don’t Stop Rockin

Dougherty Arts Center

Drama for Schools

Dub Academy

Dumpster Project

E4 Youth

Eastside Music School

Edge of Imagination Station, The

Elisabet Ney Museum

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC)

Esquina Tango Cultural Society Of Austin

Femme Film Texas

Flamencura Music and Dance

Flatbed Press Studio and Gallery

Folklore Y Ritmos De Panama

Forklift Danceworks

French Legation Museum

Generous Art

George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, City Of Austin, Parks & Recreation

Girls Performance & Advocacy

Girls Rock Austin

Glass Half Full Theater

Golden Hornet


Long Center for Performing Arts

Mexic-arte Museum

Paramount Theatre

Pollyanna Theatre Company

Roots and Rhythms

The Contemporary Austin

Theatre Heroes

VSA Texas