- To engender in all students an understanding of Art and its role in all societies.
- To offer high quality academic transfer courses to the student of Art.
- To make Art courses available to students for professional development.
- To serve the college and the greater community as a resource and catalyst for collaborative projects.
- To provide space to showcase student works and other exhibits that serve as a cross-discipline curriculum resource.
- To introduce the community to the Art Department at the System's various colleges and all their offerings.