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OF THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
“Fresh curiosity on the feeling of wonder at meeting with something or someone that one has hitherto passed by, the unflagging training eye, hand, body and mind. All these are essential for fine arts, applied arts (visual arts) and music, dance and ballet and theatrical arts (performing arts) as without them there is neither discovery nor growth. For this reason, it must be based on cultivated thought and feeling. It is necessary to have both a talent that discover beauty in changing reality and the skill that can make practical contribution to pass to posterity. Finally, it is not simply the development of artistic expression but a deep understanding of human nature.”
“To be the premier university, to develop and refine the knowledge of human experience in cultural, aesthetic, creative and entertainment areas in appreciation of different traditions and trends of visual and performing arts.”
“Produce educated creative citizens from the fields of visual arts, performing arts and art research”
To foster the development of educational, cultural, aesthetic, visual arts and entertainment industrial fields by broadening the knowledge of humanistic studies contributing to the demands of cultural and social context in Sri Lanka and the global community.
To develop aesthetic receptivity which is required to grasp the essence of a subject and the practical ability to express it. It is necessary to contribute to the society by the promotion of talented artists, designers and performers with a high degree of creative power, technical skills and research abilities.
To maintain a challenging and rewarding working environment and a culture that attracts, retains and develops committed employees.
TO OUR NATION
To prserve and maintain cultural values and national heritage for the wellbeing of the future generation.
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of the Visual & Performing Arts