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 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 the arts add value to life: how creative expression might be helpful to people
Submit your assignment in one of the following formats:
- A 1,050- to 1,400-word paper