BETHLEHEM, PA- The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) Visual Arts Department presents its annual Winter Student Art Exhibit, December 3-23, 2021. This impressive exhibit features more than 100 student works including a wide variety of mediums.
A FREE Opening Reception will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021, from 6-8 PM in the school’s Corpora Art Gallery as part of the Bethlehem Southside Arts Districts’ First Friday celebration.
The Charter Arts Visual Arts Department provides a structured and classical art education. Students are rigorously trained in drawing, painting, sculpture, design, and educated in art history. The goal is to promote a return to excellence in the visual arts through intensive training and the implementation of high standards.Presented as an academic as well as an artistic pursuit, the courses inspire students to perceive connections between art and other subject areas. Students build upon learned concepts with the intention of gaining mastery, concentration, a strong work ethic, and self-discipline. Through practice, study, analysis, reading, and research, they learn to apply their intelligence and discernment to the art they create.
Charter Arts is an audition-based public charter school that provides a comprehensive curriculum for high school students, grades 9-12, who have a passion for the arts. Students major in one of seven artistic areas: dance, instrumental music, literary arts, production arts, theatre, visual arts, or vocal music.Charter Arts’ rigorous curriculum fosters both academic and artistic excellence for its students. The school’s impressive Future Ready PA Index ranking, Advanced Placement (AP) exam statistics, Keystone Exam statistics, SAT scores, prestigious artistic accolades, and graduation rate, are testaments to the outstanding education that Charter Arts provides.Charter Arts is proud to celebrate its nineteenth year as one of the most respected high schools for the arts in the nation. Charter Arts was named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The school has also earned the Title I Distinguished School designation for four years, placing it in the top 5 % of all Title I high schools in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Recently, Charter Arts was ranked #1 Best Public High School Teachers in PA and #1 Best Charter High School in PA on Niche’s 2022 Best Schools in America Rankings.
Auditions for the 2022-2023 school year will be held on January 28, February 18, and February 19, 2022. Auditions are by appointment only. Prospective students and their families can visit the admissions page on the school website to learn more: www.CharterArts.org.
Charter Arts is located at 321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem PA 18015.
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321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015