At Kents Hill School, we see the arts as a door to greater understanding of our fellow human beings and ourselves. We provide a rich program in the visual arts, music, and theater that gives every student the opportunity to practice and perform. Students may choose from a range of arts electives and extracurricular activities. Students are required to take four trimesters of courses in the arts, but most go beyond the requirement with a full two years or more of arts courses.
Visiting artists-in-residence spend the year on campus and teach classes in their specialities in visual arts, music, and performing arts. They are an inspiring presence on campus and a resource for students and teachers.
In the visual arts, we offer an average of 15 elective courses per trimester. The recently installed Macintosh Laboratory provides the latest technology for digital imaging, illustration, and graphic arts. Classes include Environmental Art and Design, and Sculpture and 3-D Design.