works are some of the highest achievements of civilization. In school,
students learn the different expressions of the art and how to interpret
visual images. Because the arts are both universal and culturally
specific, they are powerful means of increasing international and
intercultural awareness. Through the art, student gain a greater
understanding of their own cultural heritage, as well as a sense of the
will be able to know the language of the arts. The visual use of
sensory elements and principles to create art work. Students will learn
to understand the similarities, distinctions and connections in and
among the arts.
will create works of art and thereby understand the technical aspects
of producing an artwork. Students will use both the traditional and
modern processes to create artwork.
will understand the role of the arts in civilizations past and present.
Students will learn how art has impacted everyday life. They will also
analyze how art functions in history and in everyday life.
The Benefits of the Art Program
Students experience learning using a hands-on philosophy.
more holistic in the art classroom, using a variety of skills,
including mathematics and reading.
gain valuable real life experience through the creation of work of art.
Students learn and experience different cultures though artwork.
experience fulfillment and satisfaction with a tangible finished
Students explore career opportunities.
Students can earn college credits while still in high school.
A student’s education becomes more complete with an education in the arts.
Students gain a deeper self-awareness.
Art creates an emotional outlet for the student.
learn how to think critically, creatively and use evaluation skills.
Students get real life experience in problem-solving techniques.
Students enjoy the personal satisfaction of creating works of art.