The realm of human experience characterized as aesthetic rather than practical or utilitarian, including music, painting, dance, theater, and film.
School of Fine Arts, Duluth.
Fine arts are distinct from applied arts (which became established in mid-eighteenth century) in that the fine arts mainly consider beauty while the applied arts emphasize the importance of function and craft.
usually refers to the classical notion of the arts (e.g. painting, sculpture, architecture, poetry, music). The term `five arts' was sometimes used in its place with similar meaning.
the study and creation of visual works of art
Art produced or intended primarily for beauty rather than utility; some examples include painting and sculpture.
Curricular subjects that include theatre, dance, music, and visual arts.
Curricular subjects that include theater, drama, dance, speech, music, and visual arts.