Harris Center for the Arts

Harris Center
for the Arts


Three Stages

  • Earth Week Festival

    Earth Week Festival

    Join us for our 11th Annual Earth Week Festival April 17-22
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  • Class schedules now online

    Class schedules now online

    The Summer and Fall class schedules are online now! Click on the photo for more info.
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  • Patrons Luncheon

    Patrons Luncheon

    The El Dorado Center Patrons Club will hold annual luncheon on April 21
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  • The Nose Knows

    The Nose Knows

    The Falcon's Eye Theatre's spring production of "Cyrano" runs April 28-May 14
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  • Future Falcons Day

    Future Falcons Day

    Join us for the 1st Annual Future Falcons Day on Sat., 4/29
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  • Big Day of Giving

    Big Day of Giving

    On May 4th, help make our region the #1 most generous community!
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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.