The Fine Arts Department at Cincinnati Country Day School provides a comprehensive arts program, Early Childhood through grade 12, in harmony with the school commitment to superior education. Drama, music (vocal and instrumental), visual art, and literary arts enable students to reach their full potential. Students' are encouraged to experiment and to develop creativity. Student skill development is encouraged through the integration of production, aesthetics, history, criticism and problem solving. Students have a working relationships with internationally known artists.

Exposure to local, regional, and national artists through competitions; trips to museums, performances, and galleries; visiting artists and performances; and artists-in-residence programs all broaden students’ experiences within the arts.

Enrichment experiences for students in Lower, Middle, and Upper School have included performances by and visits to the following:

  • Cincinnati Opera
  • Playhouse in the Park
  • School House Symphony
  • Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
  • Taft Museum
  • Madcap Productions Puppet Theater
  • Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Students are also exposed to the arts through an interdisciplinary course in Humanities, a year-long program that closely integrates studio art skills with 9th grade history and English courses.

  • Archive (yearbook) Club
  • 3-D Design
  • Guitar (after school program)
  • Clay Club (after school program)
  • Instrumental (private lessons)
  • InWords (literary and visual arts magazine)
  • Ovations (drama)
  • Technical Theater
  • The Scroll (all-school newspaper)
  • Thespian Society (drama)
  • Vocal (private lessons)
  • Woodworking (after school program)

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