Visual Arts open up a child’s perception of the world. Through expression and observation, they realize new dimensions of the human experience, gain an appreciation for conceptual thinking, and learn things about themselves.
The Visual Arts Program at Derby uses art tools, methods and materials to introduce students to the language of visual art. With focused application of mind, heart, eyes and hands, students explore 2D and 3D media. Our program strives to promote development in three key areas:
The ultimate goal of the program is to promote critical thinking and enable students to understand and value expressions of art throughout the world.