The effects of the visual art program do not end in the classroom but extend into the personal and academic development of each student. Students also develop the ability to concentrate, consider various points of view, problem solve, think creatively, work as a member of a team, and persevere in a task. All MCPS students should have the opportunity to engage and explore the Visual Arts:
The MCPS Visual Art Curriculum is aligned to the National Core Fine Arts Standards and the Maryland Fine Arts Standards. These standards are sequential, build 21st century concepts and skills, and address the core competencies identified in the MCPS strategic framework.