Our Visual Arts Program focuses on building students' understanding, experience, and skill. Students in our arts classes work in a variety of media and gain exposure to myriad theories, ideas, and artists, broadening their horizons and encouraging respect for different approaches.
Visitation also takes advantage of its location in bustling Washington, DC, and introduces students to the burgeoning local arts and museum scene outside our gates. Through field trips to places like the National Gallery and the Phillips Collection, our young artists gain inspiration, learn to recognize familiar techniques and concepts in the work of masters, and forge connections with the greater arts world.
Students interested in sharing their work with the school community have a variety of outlets. Visitation hosts a Fine Arts Exhibition each spring and also displays artwork in St. Joseph's Hall and other campus locations. Additionally, our many campus publications—the literary magazine, yearbook, student newspaper, and our alumnae magazine—all highlight student work.