Grade 9-12. Year-long. Weighted grade. No prerequisite.
This year-long weighted course focuses on developing an understanding of the cultural, political, and artistic intent inherent in the visual arts throughout history. Students will learn to “de-code” works of art according to their context and content. multi-cultural studies will examine the why and how of art creation. Students will be involved in directed looking, reading, writing, projects, and hands-on experiences. Students will be prepared to take the AP Art History College Board Exam at the conclusion of the course.