Art is humanity's most essential, most universal language. It is a necessary part of communication. The quantity of civilization can be measured through its music, drama, and visual art. It is important to provide our students with a knowledge and understanding of civilization's most profound works.
The value of art education extends beyond enrichment, beyond just doing and making. It includes important cognitive skills such as analysis, evaluation, and synthesis. Through art education students develop skills in the areas of creativity, discipline, self-motivation, organizational abilities, and problem solving strategies. The shape of our future depends on our ability to create and be creative. Art education will ensure a flexible foundation for tomorrow's world.