2017-2018 student exhibition accomplishments
Best of Maryland Arts Education Festival
The Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Fine Arts in partnership with the Office of First Lady Yumi Hogan, the Maryland State Arts Council, the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance, Mount Vernon Place Conservancy and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts hosted the inaugural Best of Maryland Arts Education Festival. The festival was hosted in fine art venues throughout Baltimore City’s historic Mount Vernon district and featured performances from 350 students and small ensembles from 14 of Maryland’s local school systems. Art from across the board will be represented, with performances ranging from musical theatre, to dance, to visual and media art.
Venue partners include Center Stage, Walters Art Museum, Peabody Conservatory, Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, and Saint Ignatius Church. For a schedule and complete list of venue locations, please visit: https://www.bestofmdartsed.com/.
Up to 72 pieces of student artwork displayed biannually.
First Lady’s Gallery and Award Ceremony
Each First Lady exhibition features 48 pieces – 2 submissions from each local school system