Art at CMH

CMH offers students the opportunity to explore their artistic and creative interests through a variety of courses.

Our Art Department is an inviting and positive place for students to discover and cultivate their creative interests in a variety of avenues from Art 1, Drawing, Ceramics, and Painting to Design, Digital Imagery, IB Art and Photography. In these courses students are given the opportunity to learn critical thinking and problem-solving skills from an innovative perspective. The annual Art Show is a great showcase of students’ talents with over 1000 pieces entered from over 200 students each year, and also features students’ award winning pieces from several state and national competitions.

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  • 14 Scholastic Key awards including Gold, Silver, and Honorable Mention

  • 5 Scholastic Key awards including Gold, Silver, and Honorable Mention
  • Waukesha Art Fest/Julia Nestingen-Palm Scholarships
  • 2 Senior awards
  • 9 Visual Art Scholastica award winners  
  • 1 Friends of the Arts Scholarship winner
  • A  field trip to Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and Milwaukee Art Museum

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  • Drama

    Catholic Memorial's award-winning Drama Program presents a fall One Act Competition piece, a winter musical and a spring play each year.

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  • Music

    Concert Band, Jazz Band, CMH Chorale, Vocal Collective, IB Music, Fundamentals of Music, and Instrumental Music - there is no shortage of musical opportunity at CMH.

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