At Mount Mercy Academy, the Arts are an essential part of the curriculum, incorporating an opportunity forcreative expression through music, drama, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, computer graphics and design. The St. Catherine Art Gallery is a place where students and Alumnae display their works of art. Mercy hosts many art shows throughout the school year.
Our Music Program boasts an award winning handbell choir, the "Magic Belles" and an enthusiastic and entertaining show choir, "Pure Magic." The Mount Mercy Academy Woman's Vocal Choir enlivens special occasions with the angelic voices of our music students.
for the artist: Mercy students can study drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, art history, digital photography and media, as well as preparation of their portfolio for college.
for the musicians: Mercy students can study music theory and learn piano. They can participate in the Pure Magic Show Choir, Handbell Choir, Chorus and/or Women's Choir. Many of our musicians participate in school musicals in partnership with Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School.