Program Goals

  • To expand children's ability to form definitions of their visual world, by building their descriptive vocabulary
  • To familiarize elementary school children with artists and artistic movements in history.
  • To examine elements of art that the children can apply to their own creative endeavors.
  • To acquaint the children with varied media as a means of expression.
  • To use volunteer docents from the community as facilitators.
  • To provide a resource for teachers.
  • To emphasize that lessons are a springboard for creative exploration rather than being limited to information gathering.
  • To establish the legitimacy of art as a critical part of the basic curriculum.

For more information or opportunities to get involved please contact: artdocentendeavour@gmail.com