Mercy's Art Program

  • Our Lady of Mercy Program follows the Archdiocese of Washington Schools’ Academic Standards for Art.  The program incorporates two goals: 

    • To open the student’s eyes and mind to God’s presence in His creation by participating in the creative process 
    • To develop the creative mind by offering students a variety of experiences in the visual arts.

    Art Classes

    • Pre K meets with the art teacher for special projects
    • K-8th grade students meet for 45 minutes on a weekly basis.
    • Grade-specific assignments introduce and develop skills in painting, sculpture, ceramics printmaking and new media
    • Content in other learning areas is integrated weekly into art projects.

    Special Gallery 

    • During Grandparent Special Visitor's Day there is an art gallery set up for their viewing and the classes share with their visitors.