The true purpose of arts education is not necessarily to create more professional dancers and artists. It’s to create more complete human beings who are critical thinkers, who have curious minds, who lead productive lives.
Engaging with the fine arts cultivates a worldly appreciation for expression, leads students to work in group settings, and promotes learning on a higher level than merely memorizing facts. In short, the fine arts are a fundamental component to any holistic education. While engaging with Columbus High School’s Fine Arts department, here are 5 of the skills you can expect to acquire: