- To prepare students to enter the world as open minded, intelligent individuals who can make, buy, view, and experience art as a vital part of their lives and their community.
- To prepare future artists for college, art school, or technical school by providing a comprehensive program which includes the variety of skills, processes and content needed to make a smooth transition after high school.
The making of artistic objects.
Exploring art from a variety of times and culture.
"Unfolding" art to discover meaning and making educated judgments about art.
Defining art and raising questions about beauty and meaning of art.