our fine arts program

The Fine Arts Department at Cincinnati Country Day School provides a comprehensive fine arts prep school program, Early Childhood through grade 12, in harmony with the school commitment to superior education. Our prep school by Indian Hill, Madeira, and Cincinnati, Ohio offers theatre, 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 Artists Reaching Classrooms
  • Field trips/ artist talks/ studio visits/ workshops/ exhibitions
  • Madcap Productions Puppet Theater
  • Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
  • Cross divisional and cross curricular opportunities
  • Collaborative projects

Extra Curricular

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