Claudia Cornett has produced some interesting material on using the arts. Here is a group of her handouts that give you a taste of what she has to offer:

The book, Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts by Claudia E. Cornett, helped me understand why it is important to add art into the curriculum. It also teaches you how to be successful at doing so. This book has chapters on why the arts are being incorporated into the curriculum.