Arts Alive (1)

Us ArtsSince Desktop Publishing (DTP) got here out in the eighties, graphic designers have been utilizing laptop know-how. In 2003-2004, they moved into a brand new facility that has a big auditorium, a theatre, an art gallery, a television studio and spacious rehearsal areas for all of the various arts to practice in. This new building makes this college a step above most of the others in the area and because of that, the competition to be admitted to this faculty may be very tough.

From regional to localized activities, our outreach and joint efforts support a wide range of initiatives, together with the annual Dutchess and Ulster County Executives’ Arts Awards, plus Poughkeepsie’s month-to-month Queen City Arts Initiative, collaborations with companies and organizations, and many different endeavors, fostering efficient communications between artists and communities.

Another study showed at-danger students who, for one 12 months, participated in an artwork- based curriculum raised their standardized language arts test by a median of eight percentile points, 16 percentile factors if enrolled for two years.

Another motive for the dearth of arts within the classroom author Victoria Jacobs explains, “Given the shrinking budgets of college districts across the country, art specialists and art applications have disappeared from many elementary faculties” (Jacobs, 1999, p. 4). Fine arts are being seen as non-academic or an extra-curricular activity.

Clients embrace Mark Morris Dance Group, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The Government of Quebec, Spoleto Festival (Italy New York Theatre Workshop, Mt. Tremper Arts Festival, and American Opera Projects, among others.