Exploring the Arts

All elementary students in WCS receive art and music classes from certified art and music specialists.

Every student in kindergarten through fifth grade receives music classes from a certified and highly qualified music specialist during their specials rotation. The goal at the elementary level is to foster a love of and interest in music. Students explore music from around the world and many time periods. They will engage in performing and creating music, learning to respond to music and making meaningful connections.

Every student in kindergarten through fifth grade receives visual art classes from a certified and highly qualified visual art specialist during their specials rotation. The goal in elementary visual art is to foster a love of and interest in visual art as students begin to develop their personal artistic voices. Students explore art and art-making from many cultures, time periods and media, developing a sense of self through learning the creative process of making art.

WCS Art Show at The Frist

The Williamson County Schools Art Show at the Frist is an annual event hosted by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Students from every grade level in every school are selected by their schools to have their artwork displayed at the Frist Center for two weeks. This event is the largest art exhibit for WCS, featuring more than 400 pieces of artwork from around the county.

Annual Fine Arts Festival

The Annual Fine Arts Festival is a showcase of the fine arts in Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District. The showcase serves to promote community support and awareness of the impact of arts education in public school. The event features thousands of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade in visual art, theatre, dance and music. Packed with performances, art displays, kid-friendly activities and a featured headliner performing with our students, this event is sure to please.

If you would like to donate to the Williamson County Schools Fine Arts programs, please make a contribution through our online payment site.

Staff Directory

Contact the Fine Arts personnel if you need help with information pertaining to Fine Arts in Williamson County Schools.

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