Art

"To evoke in oneself a feeling one has experienced, and having evoked it in oneself, then by means of movement, line, color, sounds or forms expressed in words, so to transmit that feeling that others experience the same feeling - this is the activity of Art." Leo Tolstoy

PURPOSE:

Greencastle-Antrim students will use active learning strategies to provide the means to be successful in attaining the ability to create, respond to, understand, communicate, and appreciate Art.

CORE GOALS:
The National Visual Arts Standards

  • Understanding and applying media, techniques and processes.
  • Using knowledge of structures and functions.
  • Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas.
  • Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
  • Reflecting upon and assessing the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others.
  • Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of rules, awareness of safety skills, takes personal and group responsibility.