Arts

The more we learn from research about the science of learning, the more we value the arts. As an expression of our imagination, as an outlet for our creativity, as an opportunity to perfect a skill or a performance, the arts represent an integral part of a young person’s growth and education. Through music, drama, art and dance, students appreciate the connections that arts have forged across communities and across human experiences.

Arts News

  • PIPROTTAR COMPETES AT DISTRICT OPTIMIST CONTEST

    Sophomore Aashka Piprottar competed February 18, in the Fort Wayne South Side Optimist Speech Contest and placed first. She recently competed at the regional level of the Optimist contest in Portland, IN, and qualified on to the district level contest. She will compete April 26 in Marion.

  • SPRING BOOK FAIR APRIL 22-24

    At Canterbury's Spring Book Fair, visitors can chat with award-winning authors, a prima ballerina, and a Brazilian chef. Open to the public, the book fair runs Tuesday through Thursday, April 22-24. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily at Canterbury Lower School.

    Canterbury’s Spring Book Fair, the only one of its kind in the area, is a marketplace of books, fine arts, artists and authors. It features thousands of hand-selected quality books for students and adults, plus original artwork from favorite local artists. Gallery Guests, on hand daily, create a lively atmosphere.

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Events

Tue Apr 22

Gallery Guest Schedule

Location: Spring Book Fair - Lower School
8:30 AM - 2:30 PMRead More

High School Spring Concert and Senior Recognition

7:30 PM
Wed Apr 23

Gallery Guests Schedule

Location: Spring Book Fair - Lower School
9:00 AM - 3:00 PMRead More

The Fine Arts faculty are dedicated to expanding each student's creative talents. The faculty each bring their own expertise into the classroom because they are all practicing musicians, artists and actors outside the classroom. 

Arts are built into the curriculum from Early Childhood through High School. Students have the opportunity to experience drama, choir, musical instruments, speech, chess, photography, computer art, computer musical composition, orchestra, band, dance and much more during the school day.

Theater productions, strings and band performances, choral concerts, ISSMA competitions, chess tournaments and speech meets are just a few of the extracurricular activities available for students who want to spend even more time in the area of the arts.

Goals include making sure students have experiences in the arts that affect awareness at various levels of abilities and interests, develop individual artistic talents, maintain and develop artistic abilities, study history of the arts, have an opportunity to experience technololgy as a tool in enhancing creative expression, develop aesthetic awareness and critical analysis skills, achieve physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth through a balance of classroom experiences and participation in performances or exhibitions, and to develop an appreciation of the arts as an enriching dimension to life experiences.