The Celebration of the Arts is back for its 4th year!
Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 28th, 2019, when we will host this district-wide Celebration of the Arts!
Visit our Celebration of the Arts website for submission details, featured artwork from the 2018 Celebration, and more!
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
The 2019 Northeast Floirda Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony took place on Saturday, February 2 at the Florida Theatre!
Congratulations to all of our winners! The Awards Exhibitions are up now through March 6th at the Jacksonville Main Public Library and Cathedral Arts Project, Inc, both located in downtown Jacksonville.
Regional Gold Key winners will go on to national adjudication with the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. National Award Winners will be posted on Tuesday, March 13th.
Between the 2018 and 2019 award years, Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Award winners have collected $15 million in college scholarship offers from Savannah College of Art & Design, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Jacksonville University, and University of North Florida!
Visual and Performing Arts Department Mission
In support of all fine arts programs (music, visual arts, theatre, and dance) and teachers K-12, our mission is to provide high quality instruction in the fine arts to all students, with the knowledge that rigorous arts study enhances and enriches all aspects of education by providing for students' cognitive development and creative expression.
Visual and Performing Arts Staff
- DCPS Art Resource Center - 2924 Knights Lane East
- DCPS Arts Office - 2924 Knights Lane E
- Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology