Grade 11 - Fine Arts
Art Appreciation (Credit: 0.50)What makes an artwork a masterpiece? Why do artists create art? What is the difference between Rococo and Art Nouveau? In this course, students will discover the answers to these questions and more. We examine the elements of art and principles of design, and explore how artists have used these elements and principles in the creation of art for centuries.
Elements of Art & Principles of Design
Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art
The Renaissance to Rococo
Modernism and Post-modernism
Art History (Credit: 0.50)What makes an artwork a masterpiece? Why do artists create art? What is the difference between Rococo and Art Nouveau? In this course, students will discover the answers to these questions and more. We examine the elements of art and principles of design, and explore how artists have used these elements and principles in the creation of art for centuries.
Art History (Credit: 0.50)This Art History course integrates the four components of art study: art production, historical and cultural context, critical process and aesthetic process. Students will be able to identify and describe art from prehistoric times to modern time. Throughout this course, students will discuss various artworks, research artists, and create documents and presentations demonstrating concepts learned.
Viewing and creating works of art involves a deliberate process of making decisions and judgments.
Art and architecture were influenced by emerging cultures and significant, and lasting artistic contributions have been made by the major civilizations.
The rise of Christianity influenced art and artists in the period between the Roman Empire and the Renaissance.
Significant changes in art techniques and purpose emerge during the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo periods.
Although art during the modern era is diverse and different from most earlier styles, modern artists are still influenced by art from the past.
Music Appreciation (Credit: 0.50)Whether a sheet of music seems like a foreign language to you or music is your life, Music
Appreciation has something to offer. This course begins with an overview of the building blocks
of music, such as rhythm, acoustics, instruments, and orchestration. Next you will learn about
the role of music in society, the aesthetics of music, and how to evaluate a piece of music.
From there, you will study music history, beginning with medieval chants and leading all the way
to present-day movie music. Finally, you will study music from around the world. This course is a
must for aspiring musicians and avid listeners alike.
Music Appreciation (Credit: 0.50)Students will gain a thorough understanding of music by studying the elements of music, musical instruments, and music history, as well as music advocacy. Students will be introduced to the orchestra and composers from around the world. They will be required to be a composer, performer, instrument inventor, and advocate.