All aspects of the visual arts program framework are directed toward the achievement of the following Maryland State Department of Education Visual Arts Essential Learner Outcomes.
Outcome I: Perceiving and Responding - Aesthetic Education The student will demonstrate the ability to perceive, interpret, and respond to ideas, experiences, and the environment through the visual arts.
Outcome II: Historical, Cultural and Social Contexts The student will demonstrate an understanding of the visual arts as a basic aspect of history and human experience.
Outcome III: Creative Expressions and Production The student will demonstrate the ability to organize knowledge and ideas for expression in the production of art.
Outcome IV: Aesthetic Criticism The student will demonstrate the ability to identify, analyze and apply criteria for making visual aesthetic judgments.