K-12 Visual Arts Program Goals
To provide a variety of media, techniques and processes
which are developmentally appropriate.
To use knowledge of art to develop critical thinking skills.
To use knowledge of subject matter, symbols and ideas to
To develop student's ability to interpret, respond and
appreciate the visual arts in relation to history and culture.
To provide the background and opportunity to understand the
reasons why and how art is created.
To demonstrate how the visual arts are connected with other
To provide the setting in which the joy of self-expression and
creativity can be experienced.