Experience the arts in your local community by attending a performance or visiting an art museum or gallery. If you go to an art museum or gallery, choose an exhibition or one piece of artwork to discuss for this assignment.
Write a review of your arts experience that includes a defense of the arts. Include the following:
- A description of the elements of composition—line, color, shape, or movement, theme, rhythm, tone, and so forth—that were incorporated into the performance or artwork
- What overall emotional and intellectual effect the performance or artwork had on you: the emotions you felt, what the experience made you think of
- A summary of how you would like to see the arts made more a part of your community
- Is there anything you can do to make this happen?
- How will you support the arts in the future?
- A defense of the arts that describes how it adds value to life: how creative expression might be helpful to people
Submit your assignment in one of the following formats:
- 1,050- to 1,400-word paper