The terms highlighted throughout this website and explained in this glossary represent some of the philosophical underpinnings of ArtsConnection and its work.
authenticity - genuine, bona fide, true.
As professional dancers, musicians, actors and visual artists, ArtsConnection artists bring authentic arts experiences to students in the New York City public schools.
essential - basic, indispensible, necessary.
ArtsConnection believes that the arts are essential to education.
exhibition - a public showing.
ArtsConnection's Student Art Program (SAP) is a series of exhibitions featuring works by young artists from the New York City Public Schools.
illuminated - enlighten, elucidate.
ArtsConnection regularly engages in research about its work, contributing important findings to the field of arts education.
inquiry - systematic pursuit of knowledge.
ArtsConnection's approach to teaching and learning is rooted in a process of inquiry.
nurture - nourish, educate.
ArtsConnection classrooms nurture students to become better dancers, musicians, actors, visual artists and human beings.
preeminence - most distinguished, outstanding, unique.
ArtsConnection has been honored with many awards and honors.