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Art classes are designed to develop and broaden critical and creative thinking skills, understanding of and appreciation for the arts and culture and increase students’ proficiency in art techniques and processes. Students who wish to plan a portfolio for entrance into art schools or college art programs should notify an art teacher and/or the art department chairperson.


All people have the potential to communicate in a visually creative way. A comprehensive visual arts education program provides the means, knowledge and direction to develop this potential for visual communication. Visual arts education promotes critical thinking abilities that enable children to understand a correlation between art and other disciplines, develop an understanding of past and present cultures, and evaluate their own work and the work of others. The art program builds a foundation that sequentially develops students’ (art) skills and knowledge. It further seeks to foster an awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of culture throughout lifelong learning.


The Wadsworth Atheneumhttp://www.thewadsworth.org

Welcome to the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art on the Web. Let us guide you through our renowned collections of American and European paintings, sculpture and decorative arts. The museum owns one of the finest collections of Hudson River School paintings in the world, one of the most important collections of baroque art an America, and the largest and finest public collection of 17th century American furniture. We'll also familiarize you with some of the many exhibitions, programs, and amenities that we offer.

The Yale Art Galleryhttp://artgallery.yale.edu

Real Art Wayshttp://www.realartways.org

Real Art Ways is one of the United States' leading innovative contemporary arts organizations, with programs in Visual Arts (commissioned public projects, exhibitions, education), Live Arts (innovative music of all kinds, performance, spoken word) and Film and Video (feature films and artists' videos).

Whitney Museum of American Arthttp://whitney.org

The State Hermitage Museumhttp://www.hermitagemuseum.org

Put together throughout two centuries and a half, the Hermitage collections of works of art (over 3,000,000 items) present the development of the world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century. Today the Museum is creating its digital self-portrait to be displayed around the world. Computer technologies enable the State Hermitage Museum to provide people from all over the world with wider access to information about the Museum and its treasures.

The Museum of Modern Arthttp://www.moma.org

The Louvrehttp://www.louvre.fr

Divided into 7 departments, the Louvre collections incorporate works dating from the birth of the great antique civilizations right up to the first half of the 19th century, thereby confirming its encyclopedic vocation.

The Saint Louis Art Museumhttp://www.slam.org

0524 Foundations of Art & Design I0525 Foundations of Art & Design II

0546* Digital Books

0547* Printmaking

0510* CCE-Arts-Visual & Performing Arts

0511* CCE-Arts-Audiovisual Tech

0512*# CCE-Photojournalism

0513*# CCE-iPhoneography

0530 Drawing I

0531 Painting I

0540 Clayworks I

0541 Clayworks II

0544 Clayworks III

0545 Clayworks IV

0534 Sculpture I

0535 Sculpture II

0542 Two-Dimensional Studio Art I

0543 Two-Dimensional Studio Art II

0630 Photography I

0631 Photography II

0632 Photography III

0633 Photography IV

0522 Digital Art I

0523 Digital Art II

0634 Digital Art III

0635 Digital Art IV

6307 Video Production I (CCP)

6313 Video Production II (CCP)

6314 Video Production III

6315 Video Production IV

0800A/B AP Studio Art

*0.25 credit
+0.75 credit

~1.50 credits
◊2.00 credits
CCPCollege Career Pathways