• Hugh M. Cummings Cultural Arts Department

    Mission Statement

    The Department of Cultural Arts provides an environment and curriculum devoted to promoting and nurturing creative and critical thinking skills, individual artistic expression, and personal growth within the framework of the Alamance Burlington School System and the North Carolina Department of Education.


    Our vision is to provide a structured, creative environment that enables students to ask questions, solve problems, and take risks as they gain knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for meaningful and productive lives as artists, dancers, musicians, and citizens of the world.


    The Cultural Arts Department is a collaborative teaching and learning environment that encourages students to develop meaningful interaction across the arts and other disciplines. 


    Education in the arts develops appreciation for the beautiful and harmonious in life. Courses are open to students wishing to develop critical and creative abilities and to students desiring professional cultural arts training.