Visual Arts

Our school views the arts as a fundamental part of cultural and language education. Integrated with the curriculum, visual arts projects and techniques are discovered in concert with what are typically seen as academic subjects.

In the elementary years, our goals are for the children to be capable of expression through a variety of techniques in drawing, as well as in other two- and three-dimensional media. They learn the experience of creating, reflecting upon others’ images, exploring the differences and similarities between works, and discussing their personal point of view.

We teach skills such as choosing and mixing materials, mediums and subjects, utilizing the tools available, and synthesizing instructions with personal methods. To put techniques in a historical context, we investigate great works through trips to museums, visiting artists and events in the arts world. We teach the children to look for commonalities and differences between the practical experiences of the classroom and the varied approaches of artists.

Latest Blog: Visual Arts


  • Journée Mirò pour les GS et CP
    April 13, 2017
    Wednesday was a very special day for their class: Mirò!In the morning, the students prepared delicious marble muffins that...
  • Dymkovo Toys
    April 7, 2017
    The 3rd Graders created Dymkovo toys in art class. Colorful Dymkovo figurines and toys represent the most famous and...
  • Mirò in GS and CP
    March 23, 2017
    The students of GS and CP have been studying the artist Mirò in class. This afternoon, they painted their...
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