Education through Arts

Cognitive functions of the arts education for children and youths is implemented via systematic obtaining of knowledge on various types of art, understanding of essence of artistic reflection of realities, achievement of rules of arts as form of public conscience. Understanding of the world of art discloses to young people the true and false, helps to comprehend the “laws of beauty” for various areas of life and appearances, to form the basis of artistic thinking. Thoughtful penetration into the valuable content of world’s spiritual heritage, “life vision” helps the new generations to understand the essence and destination of the arts, nature of artistic activities and continuity of the human art processes.

 

Independent practical art activities of children as basis for artistic comprehension appears in “disclosure of true knowledge” and its criteria, study of own creative potential, expression of own creative basis, and more widely-actual, creative implementation of obtained knowledge in culture and arts.

Communication function in this context is expressed widely via communication to the world of culture as well as with other people. This is a communication during which the child, school child or student not only learn about the diversity of cultural and historical traditions, religions and lifestyles, but also learns carefully approach the foreign culture, understand the specifics of art of other nations, to respect the individual with difference views. It is a communication function of arts education that carries unlimited potentials in comprehension of own and foreign “culture field”, accepting the world in its art diversity, formation of humanist behavior of children and youths towards other people.