Arts Education Toolkits

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Resources

The Mission of the MSDE Fine Arts Office is to promote meaningful engagement in arts education for all Maryland students that includes Discipline Specific Instruction (strategies presented for in-depth exploration of an arts-based skill set), Arts Integration (instructional strategies blending essential skills from the arts and other core subjects), and Creative Process (transferable 21st Century skills and individual habits necessary to move from intellectual concept to product).

Follow this link to learn more about the Maryland State Department of Education Office of Fine Arts, including their monthly newsletter The Fifth Floor View.

Maryland State Fine Arts Standards

Follow this link to the Maryland State Department of Education Office of Fine Arts official landing page for the Maryland State Fine Arts Standards for Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts: Maryland State Fine Arts Standards

National Core Arts Standards

Follow this link to find comprehensive information about the National Core Arts Standards for Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts: National Core Arts Standards

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