- imaginative, creative, and nonscientific branches of knowledge considered collectively,
esp as studied academically
Example Sentences Including 'the arts'
But Saruman has long studied the arts of the Enemy himself, and thus we have often been able to forestall him.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Told him to send invitation to Daniel & Geraldine as they are rich & patronise the arts.
AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
He could hardly be in any better odour with the authorities, given their latest shameful attack on the arts.
Dreams of Innocence