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About Us

The Community School of the Arts is a division of the Center for Extended and Distance Education at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. The mission of the CSA is to provide quality instruction in all areas of the arts to the Clarksville community and beyond. 

The APSU Community School of the Arts offers:

  • Individual Music Instruction
  • Youth and Adult Music Ensembles
  • Visual Arts
  • Crafts
  • Photography
  • Dance
  • Theater
  • Creative Writing 
  • Digital Arts
  • Foreign Languages
  • And much more....

CSA Policies and Instructions:

  • For more detailed information regarding our policies CLICK HERE

Contact Us:

  • Our direct phone number is (931) 221-7508. You can also call (931)-221-7816. 
  • Our direct email is
  • The CSA Coordinator's office is located in the McReynolds Building on the campus of APSU in room 113 (indicated by a yellow arrow on the map below)
  • VIsitor parking is available on Drane Street in the yellow rectangle area below.
  • The Coordinator is available during the hours of 9:00am - 3:00pm, M-F. Please call or email to make an appointment. 


Special thanks to David W. Shelton of Imagine Media Solutions
for his designs and the CSA logo.