Harris Center for the Arts

Harris Center
for the Arts


Three Stages

  • Class schedule now online

    Class schedule now online

    The Spring 2017 class schedule is online now! Click on the photo for more info.
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  • Textbook Scholarships

    Textbook Scholarships

    Scholarship drawing for $250 towards your textbooks- deadline to enter is Jan. 5
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  • President to Retire

    President to Retire

    President Rachel Rosenthal will retire at the end of the year
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  • Performing Arts Events

    Performing Arts Events

    Student theatre, dance, & music performances this fall
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  • Faculty Art Show

    Faculty Art Show

    Showing at the Harris Center Nov. 18 - Jan. 8
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  • Supporting Student Success

    Supporting Student Success

    Folsom Lake College offers a variety of free workshops to help students succeed
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Visual Arts Department

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Visual Arts Department at Folsom Lake College is to prepare students for transfer and careers in the arts by:

  • promoting excellence in the arts providing a comprehensive education in art history, studio art, photography, and graphic communication.
  • giving every student a solid foundation of concepts and skills that will lead to an open exploration of the historic, aesthetic, fine and applied aspects of the visual arts.
  • providing students with a thorough understanding of artistic heritage.
  • stimulating students' imaginations and inspiring their creativity.
  • fostering critical and analytical thinking.
  • educating students in current methodologies and techniques.