Fine Arts

Fine Arts

The Fine Arts encompasses the following content areas

Music   danceDrama and Theatre   visual arts

The Ohio Department of Education encourages visual and performing arts educators to use the standards to help develop the creative imagination, skills and dispositions that students need in order to be challenged to discover and learn, prepared to pursue a fulfilling post-high school path and empowered to become a resilient lifelong learner who contributes to society.

Education in the Fine Arts is essential in developing the whole child. Our Content Standards and Model Curriculum address each of the following Learning Domains:

  • FOUNDATIONAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Instruction in the arts enhances the learning of literacy, numeracy and technology
  • WELL-ROUNDED CONTENT: Instruction in the arts expands students' understanding of the world around them
  • LEADERSHIP & REASONING: Instruction in the arts fosters design thinking, creativity and problem solving
  • SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING: Instruction in the arts develops self-awareness, social awareness and relationship skills

Learn more about Fine Arts 

Fine Arts Standards Fine Arts Model Curriculum Fine Arts Graduation Requirements FAQs Fine Arts Instructional Strategies
Ohio Arts Education Data Project Visual and Performing Arts Identification Arts Resources  

Contact

Scott Wilson
Fine Arts Consultant
(P) 614-466-7908
scott.wilson@education.ohio.gov

Last Modified: 9/25/2018 10:09:37 AM